Ninth Circuit Appeal Over Section 1981’s Applicability to Claims of Citizenship Discrimination Against U.S. Citizens.

San Francisco, CA, May 23, 2023 – Plaintiff-Appellant Purushothaman Rajaram completed briefing today in a Ninth Circuit appeal on the issue of whether 42 U.S.C. § 1981 covers citizenship discrimination claims against U.S. citizens. Rajaram sued Meta (Facebook) for citizenship discrimination, alleging that Meta prefers to hire foreign visa workers rather than U.S. citizens for…