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E-Verify

What are my rights to legal protection if I feel that my employer has discriminated against me?

Federal law prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants and employees because of their national origin, citizenship or immigration status when verifying employment authorization through E-Verify. If you feel that your employer has discriminated against you, contact the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices toll-free at 800-255-7688, or write:

Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices

Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice

950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20530

For more information about discrimination on the basis of national origin or citizenship status during the E-Verify process, you may visit www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc.

Last Reviewed/Updated: 11/30/2012