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Outreach

OSC’s outreach and education program is aimed at helping employers and workers understand the anti-discrimination provision of the INA.  OSC’s staff is available to participate in seminars and conferences.  To find out if there will be any seminars or conferences in your area, or if you would like to organize your own event featuring an OSC speaker, please contact OSC’s Public Affairs staff at OSCCRT@usdoj.gov or (202) 616-5594.  OSC will consider requests to send a staff member from its Washington office to events nationwide for groups of 50 or more attendees.

Publications

If you are unable to access any of these materials, please call our office -- voice (1-800-255-7688) or TDD (1-800-237-2515) -- to request printed versions which will be mailed to you.

OSC Publications for Workers and their Advocates

OSC Publications for Employers

OSC Posters

OSC Video Explaining Federal Protections Against Immigration-Related Discrimination in the Workplace

Video - RealPlayer | QuickTime

OSC PowerPoint Presentation

OSC PowerPoint Presentation (English) OSC PowerPoint Presentation (Spanish)
OSC PowerPoint Slide OSC Spanish PowePoint

*PowerPoint versions of the slides are available upon request by calling OSC at 1-800-255-7688 or via email at osccrt@usdoj.gov

Federal Protection Against National Origin Discrimination

The Civil Rights Division has established a National Origin Working Group to help citizens and immigrants better understand and exercise their legal rights. If you think you, or somone you know, has been discriminated against because of national origin and want to learn more about exercising your legal rights, you should read this brochure.

Grants

OSC's Public Education Grant Program

OSC regrets to announce that its long-running public education grant program has been suspended for Fiscal Year 2011 based on a lack of discretionary funds.  Furthermore, it is unknown at present if discretionary funds will be available for a grant cycle during Fiscal Year 2012.  Information on a possible resumption of the OSC public education grant program will be available on OSC’s website in the future.

Since 1987, the annual public education grant program has been a major component of OSC’s mandate to educate the public about the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).  In the absence of a grant program, OSC remains committed to informing employers, workers and their advocates about workplace protections from citizenship/immigration status discrimination, national origin discrimination, discriminatory practices during employment eligibility verification, and retaliation.  Organizations that serve workers and employers are encouraged to contact OSC in order to explore informal partnerships designed to further OSC’s public education mission. (Updated May 11, 2011).

 

Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688 • Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155

General Information Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices
 
Leadership
(currently vacant)
Special Counsel
Alberto Ruisanchez
Acting Deputy Special Counsel
Contact
Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
OSC, NYA 9000
Washington, D.C. 20530
(202) 616-5594
Worker Hotline: 1-800-255-7688
Employer Hotline: 1-800-255-8155
Teletypewriter (TTY) (202) 616-5525 & 1-800-237-2515
Fax: (202) 616-5509
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