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The NEXUS card is an acceptable List B #2 document.

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03/27/2014

No. The Canadian government issues the INAC cards.  These cards are not acceptable for Form I-9 purposes.

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03/27/2014

No. The Mexican government issues consular ID cards to Mexican nationals living in the United States. These cards are not acceptable proof of identity for Form I-9.

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03/27/2014

A state-issued temporary driver’s license is an acceptable List B document provided it contains a photograph or identifying information including name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and address. If the temporary driver’s license has conditions, such as that the expired license must accompany the temporary driver’s license for it to be valid, then those conditions must be met.

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03/27/2014

Each of the 564 federally recognized tribes may issue its own unique tribal document. USCIS does not have examples of these tribal documents nor can it provide guidelines on specific tribal documents. 

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03/27/2014

SENTRI cards, also known as Trusted Traveler cards, are acceptable under List B, #2 as an ID card issued by a federal agency. SENTRI cards are issued by Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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03/27/2014

No, the enhanced driver’s license is a List B document.

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03/27/2014

The DD-214 is an acceptable List B #5 document for Form I-9.

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03/27/2014

If the school ID contains no expiration date other than the school year, it expires at the end of the school year printed on it.

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03/27/2014

You may make a photocopy of the military ID card for Form I-9 purposes. Under the Immigration and Nationality Act governing the Form I-9 process, the copying of documentation is permitted. 

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03/27/2014