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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Employment Issues for Migrants in Pennsylvania.

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Filing an Employment Discrimination Charge - A Do-It-Yourself Packet for Immigrant Workers

A Do-It-Yourself Packet for Immigrant Workers. This Packet Contains a Basic Information Brief: Employer Sanctions and Discrimination; Sample I-9 Form; Practical Tips on Dealing with a Discriminatory Employer; How to File a Discrimination Charge; Instructions on Filling out the Charge Form; and Sample Charge and Complaint Forms.

About DACA and Employment

Information and Frequently Asked Questions about workers rights under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. (September 2017)

Citizenship Discrimination

Information on citizenship status discrimination, where an employer treats you differently from other workers because of your citizenship or immigration status.

Document Abuse

By law, employers must make sure that the workers they hire have permission to work in the U.S. But the same law also says that employers may not discriminate against workers with authorization to work. This provides information on the most common legal work authorization documents that you are allowed to show your employer to prove your identity and eligibility to work in the U.S.

Filing an Employment Discrimination Charge - A Do-It-Yourself Packet for Immigrant Workers

A Do-It-Yourself Packet for Immigrant Workers. This Packet Contains a Basic Information Brief: Employer Sanctions and Discrimination; Sample I-9 Form; Practical Tips on Dealing with a Discriminatory Employer; How to File a Discrimination Charge; Instructions on Filling out the Charge Form; and Sample Charge and Complaint Forms.

I-9 Antidiscrimination Protections

In 1986, Congress enacted the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) that made it unlawful for an employer in the United States to knowingly hire a worker who is not authorized to work in the U.S. The 1986 law established a procedure that employers must follow to verify that employees are authorized to work in the U.S. The federal government created Form I-9, the employment eligibility verification form, which employers must complete for all new employees.

Proving Work Authorization and Reverification

Questions and answers on work authorization and reverification. (April 2009)

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