Universities are subjected to U.S. immigration law because they are employers, and because they enroll international students and scholars.
Immigration Issues Relating to Students
Students from other countries who enroll at William & Mary typically need to obtain a student visa. William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies manages visa and immigration issues for international students.
Immigration Issues Relating to Employees (Faculty and Staff)
Every new employee hired by W&M must complete paperwork verifying work authorization under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This is known as the Form I-9. Compliance with the employment eligibility verification is overseen by the Office of Human Resources.
International faculty, administrators and scholars typically need to obtain a visa to work at William & Mary. William & Mary's Reves Center for International Studies manages visa and immigration issues for international faculty and scholars.