I am being treated differently based on my citizenship or immigration status.

You have the right to be treated equally.

Federal law prohibits: 1) citizenship status discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, 2) national origin discrimination in hiring, firing, or recruitment or referral for a fee, 3) document abuse (unfair documentary practices during the employment eligibility verification, Form I-9, process, and 4) retaliation or intimidation. You may be rehired, allowed to keep working, or get paid for time when you should have been allowed to work based on these acts.


Call or file a charge to protect yourself.

Call the Department of Justice’s OSC worker hotline about immigration-related job discrimination or file a charge with the Department of Justice. OSC Worker hotline: 1-800-255-7688, or 1-800-237-2515 (TTY). Interpretation is available in many languages.

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