Education and Enforcement of the Antidiscrimination Provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act

To educate employers and workers about their rights and responsibilities under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which prohibits employment discrimination based on citizenship status and national origin, and unfair documentary practices with respect to verification of employment eligibility.
Examples of Funded Projects

Colorado Legal Services of Denver, CO; Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Catholic Charities of Dallas, Dallas, TX; National Immigration Law Center (NILC) of Los Angeles, CA; Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach, W.

Palm Beach, FL; Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Legal Aid of Nebraska, Omaha, NE; Nachman & Associates, Ridgewood, NJ; New York City Human Rights Commission, New York, NY; and The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs of Washington, D.

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Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.