Resources and Links

Migration Policy Institute: Immigration Data Hub
Immigration statistics, maps and numbers for the United States and other countries - sponsored by the Migration Policy Institute

Article from Are you using the new I-9?
Useful information for employeers who work with Immigrants and refugees

New version of the Form I-9
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.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - I-9 Central

Department of Justice: Office of Special Counsel
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: 1-800-255-7688.

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 following 9/11.

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