Avoiding Unlawful Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination
Meeting Room 4
| Intended Audience: All Levels
This session will provide an overview of employer obligations under the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act and will use recent cases to illustrate how employers can avoid committing unlawful employment discrimination based on citizenship status or national origin.
Discrimination based on citizenship, immigration status or national origin in hiring, firing and/or recruiting is prohibited under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which is enforced by the Civil Rights Division’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. Learn employer obligations under INA’s anti-discrimination provision and how to avoid committing unlawful employment discrimination.
Presenter:Alberto Ruisanchez, chief,
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division's Immigrant and Employee Rights Section (IER)