Which laws prohibit national origin discrimination?

Author: Shannon C. Johnson

Title VII prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against employees or applicants on the basis of national origin or nationality, regardless of citizenship status.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 prohibits employers with four or more employees from discriminating against individuals based on national origin, citizenship status or immigration status, e.g., US citizens versus classes of foreign nationals that have US work authorizations.