Citizenship or immigration status discrimination with respect
to hiring, firing, and recruitment or referral for a fee, by employers with
four or more employees, subject to certain exceptions. Employers may not treat
individuals differently because they are, or are not, U.S. citizens
or work authorized individuals. U.
S. citizens, recent permanent residents,
temporary residents, asylees, and refugees are protected
from citizenship status discrimination. Exceptions: permanent residents who
do not apply for naturalization within six months of eligibility are not protected
from citizenship status discrimination. Citizenship status discrimination
which is otherwise required to comply with law, regulation, executive order,
or government contract is permissible by law.