Resources and Related Links
Immigration statistics, maps and numbers for the United States and other countries - sponsored by the Migration Policy Institute
Useful information for employeers who work with Immigrants and refugees
USCIS has created a new site with instructions on how to fill out the I-9 Form and published. On March 8, 2013, a new version of the Form I-9 was released.
Federal law requires that every employer* and agricultural recruiter/referrer-for-a-fee hiring, or recruiting/referring for a fee, an individual for employment in the United States complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Form I-9 will help you verify your employee’s identity and employment authorization. You may click on the links to the left or on one of the icons below to find out more information about Form I-9.
If you feel your employer did not hire you, treated you differently during the hiring or Form I-9 process, or terminated you because of your national origin, or immigration or citizenship status, call OSC at 1-800-255-7688 (Worker Hotline) or 1-800-237-2515 (TDD) or visit OSC’s website.
You may also contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) if you feel you have been discriminated against in employment based on your race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity or any other prohibited basis. Call 1-800-USA-EEOC or 1-800-669-6820 (TDD) or visit the EEOC website.
US Department of Justice – Office of Special Counsel for
Immigration Related Unfair Employment Discrimination
Automated Employer Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-255-8155
There is also a hotline for workers, authorized to work in the U.S., who believe they may have been discriminated against on account of the status:
City of Seattle Office for Civil Rights - Fair Employment
206-684-4500, TTY 206-684-4503
Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs
Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Commission
King County Office of Civil Rights Enforcement - Fair Employment
206-296-7592, TTY 206-296-7596
Information for Employers Regarding concerns of Discrimination
Washington State Human Rights Commission
206-464-6500, TTY 206-587-5168
Small Business Administration
US Department of Justice-Office of Special Counsel
US Department of Labor and Industries
King County Bar Association