Avoiding Claims of Citizenship and National Origin Discrimination When Interviewing, Hiring, and Onboarding Foreign Workers

It is illegal to discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, or employing workers.¬† Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) as well as the Immigration Reform and Control Act (“IRCA”) impose penalties on employers engaging in discriminatory employment practices. ¬†While prohibitions against citizenship and …