If You Have the Right to Work, Don’t Let Anyone Take it Away.

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If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. 

You should know that – ​

No employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. 

Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. 

If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. 

Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. 

In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 

Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel - NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530 

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division 

Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices 
 

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