What Rights Do Undocumented Workers Have in the US?

Nov 4, 2020 | Legal Topics, Work Accidents

According to the Pew Research Center, there were 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States in 2017, and one could assume that many of these are in the country seeking employment. The current political rhetoric is not welcoming for undocumented workers, and it may appear that they have little avenue for assistance under the law. In reality, undocumented workers benefit from many of the same rights that U.S. citizens hold. In fact, the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) forbids bias based on citizenship status.

Here we will outline some of the more common questions regarding the rights of undocumented workers in the U.S.

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