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If you do not have an employment contract that specifically states you can only be terminated for cause, then yes you can legally be terminated at any time, without cause or warning. This is referred to as "at will" employment. They don't have to provide you with other work options or give you the chance overcome whatever their issue might be.
You really don't have any rights over that, unless you have evidence suggesting that their actual motivation is your race, religion, gender, age or disability. You'd need some overt statements that indicate that their motivation is discrimination against one of those factors. If you have that, then you can file a claim of discrimination with the EEOC.
Without evidence of that nature, you really only have the right to file for unemployment.
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