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Topic is: Illegal
Details: It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against a potential employee based upon U.S. citizenship status or a person’s country of origin.
However, it is legal and required to ask all potential employees if they are authorized to work in the United States. Also, this rule only applies to companies with 15 or more employees.