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Boston to Ensure Equal Opportunities for English Language Learner Students

The Department of Justice and the Department of Education reached agreement with the Boston Public Schools (the district) and its superintendent today to ensure that English Language Learner (ELL) students in Boston receive the services and supports they need to overcome language barriers. continue reading »

Justice Dept Alleges GFI Mortgage Charged Latinos Higher Rates and Fees for Loans

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit alleging that GFI Mortgage Bankers Inc., violated federal fair lending laws by charging African-American and Hispanic borrowers higher interest rates and fees. continue reading »

Is ‘Go Back to Mexico’ the Chant of 2012?

What is going on with this 'Go Back to Mexico' chanting. No this isn't coming from Mexico trying to lure tourists back with a 'Go Back to Mexico' shout out. continue reading »

University of California Settles Charges It Discriminated Against Immigrant Employees

The Justice Department today reached agreement with the University of California San Diego Medical Center, resolving a complaint filed on Dec. 6, 2011, continue reading »

Georgia Company Settles Allegations of Discrimination Against Latino Applicants

The Justice Department announced a settlement today with Garland Sales Inc., a Georgia rug manufacturer, resolving allegations that it engaged in discrimination by imposing unnecessary continue reading »

East Haven, Connecticut Police Don’t Like Latinos Says Justice Department

Following a thorough investigation, the Justice Department today announced its findings that the East Haven Police Department (EHPD) has engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the Constitution and federal law. continue reading »

New Efforts to Promote Diversity & Reduce Racial Isolation in Education

Today, the Departments of Justice and Education released two new guidance documents – one for school districts and one for colleges and universities – detailing the flexibility continue reading »

Cargill Charged with Discriminating Against Latinos & Other Applicants, Could Lose Federal Contracts

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against federal contractor Cargill Meat Solutions, alleging that the company systematically continue reading »

Criminals Target Texas Hispanic Community with Fake Antibiotics

Criminals targeting the Hispanic community in Texas distributed fake over the counter medicines described to be children’s antibiotics to pharmacies across the state, sparking a state i continue reading »

POLL: Americas Young More Tolerant & Accepting of Immigrants and Minorities

A new national survey of Americans’ attitudes on immigration, race, ethnicity and religion shows a large majority of Americans (60%) support allowing legal immigrants to vote in local elections, continue reading »