About the Initiative – description of the formation and responsibilities of the Initiative.
How to File a Complaint – provides
information about illegal discrimination and how to file
a complaint with the Civil Rights Division and several other
federal, state, and local entities.
Update on Civil Rights
Division Activities – Provides an overview of recent Civil Rights
Division activities regarding discriminatory backlash. Read the report on the Civil Rights Division’s Post-9/11 Civil Rights Summit.
Your Rights and What You Can Do to Prevent
or Respond to Discrimination – links to information from several federal
agencies that detail your rights to be free from discrimination and methods
you can use to prevent and respond to incidents of discrimination.
Information and Homeland Security Information –
links to information relating to homeland security, airport
screening, watch list clearance procedures, immigration legal
resources, and terrorism sanctions.
Brochure – links to the Civil
Rights Division brochure "Federal Protections Against National Origin Discrimination"
which provides more information about the laws the Division enforces. (Protecciones Federales Contra la Discriminación por Origen Nacional)
brochure is available in several languages:
Arabic PDF version
Cambodian PDF versionChinese PDF versionFarsi PDF version (4.7 MB file)French PDF versionHaitian Creole PDF versionHmong PDF version (3.1 MB file)Hindi PDF version (2.1 MB file)Korean PDF versionLaotian PDF version(PDF version)Punjabi PDF versionRussian PDF versionTagalog PDF versionUrdu PDF version Vietnamese PDF version
Sikh and Muslim Head
Coverings – links
to the Civil Rights Division's "Common
Sikh American Head Coverings" and "Common
Muslim American Head Coverings" posters, which describe
and give examples of religious headwear worn by these
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