K&L Argues to Ninth Circuit That Section 1981 Extends to U.S. Citizens

Honolulu, HI, Oct. 4, 2023 — The Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in Honolulu on the issue of whether 42 U.S.C. § 1981 extends to citizenship discrimination claims against U.S. citizens, in Rajaram v. Meta Platforms, Inc., No. 22-16870 (9th Cir.). Mr. Rajaram sued Meta (Facebook) for citizenship discrimination, alleging that Meta prefers to hire…