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Employment-based immigration and addressing discrimination

Sadly, some immigrants face national origin discrimination when trying to start a new career in the U.S. If you have been subjected to discrimination on the basis of your national origin, an array of challenges may interfere with your work. For example, you could be facing financial problems because you were treated unfairly, or you could be under a considerable amount of anxiety. At Anticouni & Associates, we believe that national origin discrimination is unacceptable and that victims should not hesitate to take action.

If you are a protected employee, your employer is not allowed to discriminate against you due to your national origin. Therefore, if any form of discrimination manifests in the workplace, from being fired to reassigned to a less desirable position, you should take steps to protect yourself and hold those who violated the law responsible. It is vital for immigrants to recognize other forms of discrimination as well, from harassment to low wages and exploitation.

National origin discrimination can be especially challenging for immigrants, many of whom already have overwhelming stress due to moving to a new country. From language barriers to culture shock and missing loved ones who they left behind, immigrating can be incredibly hard and national origin discrimination can make matters even worse. Fortunately, this discrimination is prohibited in the U.S. and those who have dealt with it firsthand do have options.

If you browse over to the section of our website on workplace discrimination, you can go over more material related to some of the challenges that immigrants in the workplace may face. 

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