Monday, September 16, 2019

Latino Leaders and Activists Urge President Obama to Nominate Labor Sec. Tom Perez for Attorney General

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda are among the many Latino leaders urging President Obama to nominate Labor Secretary Tom Perez as the next U.S. attorney general. Leaders and activists cite Perez’s proven record of leadership and commitment to serving diverse communities as signs that he would be an ideal candidate […]

Countrywide Agrees to Pay $335M in Landmark Case over Discriminatory Lending Practices Against Latinos

In the largest residential fair-lending settlement in history, Bank of America’s Countrywide Financial Corporation has agreed to pay $335 million to settle a dispute over allegations of systemic discrimination against qualified Latino and African-American borrowers. Latinos made up about two-thirds of the cases investigated by the Department of Justice, which reviewed over 200,000 cases across 41 […]