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Federal Protections Against National Origin Discrimination

Authored By: U.S. Dept. of Justice - Civil Rights
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Federal laws prohibit discrimination based on a person's national origin, race, color, religion, disability, sex, and familial status. Laws prohibiting national origin discrimination make it illegal to discriminate because of a person's birthplace, ancestry, culture or language. This document contains examples of what contsitutes discrimination.

Last Review and Update: Apr 04, 2017