Do not assume that only U.S. citizens are authorized to work here

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Do not assume that only U.S. citizens are authorized to work in the United States. Thus, avoid the following language in your job postings:

  • “Only U.S. Citizens”
  • “Citizenship requirement”*
  • “Only U.S. Citizens or Green Card Holders”
  • “H-1Bs Only”
  • “Must have a U.S. Passport”
  • “Must have a green card”

* Unless U.S. citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order or government contract.

Source: U.S. Department of Justice

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