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NCLR Prepaid Public Comment to CFPB
NCLR submits the following comments regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB or Bureau) proposed policy on prepaid card amendments to Regulation E.
Affording Citizenship and Securing a Sound Financial Future
U.S. citizenship is a crucial step toward improving the social, civic, and economic well-being of new Americans and their children. Promoting citizenship among immigrants is also important to advancing the overall integration ...
Overcoming Immigrant Barriers to Coverage: Options for Health Care When Major Programs Don’t Cut It
Immigrants in the U.S. are disproportionately uninsured compared to their native-born counterparts. In 2010, 34.1% of all immigrants lacked health coverage. A variety of factors contribute to this: immigrants are less ...
Letter of support for the “Local Jobs for America Act” (H.R. 4812)—NCLR Affiliates and nonprofi
The “Local Jobs for America Act” (H.R. 4812) will provide critical funding to states, local governments, and nonprofit community-based organizations to save and create one million jobs in communities throughout the country.
Fits and Starts: Latino Employment in Growing and Shrinking Industries
From a national perspective, tracking employment by industry is one way to understand how Latino workers are faring as the economy emerges from the recession.
New Study Shows Foreclosures Rattle the Bedrock of Latino Families
The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) partnered with the Center for Community Capital (CCC) at the University of North Carolina to produce The Foreclosure Generation: The Long-Term Impact of the Housing Crisis on Latino ...
National Call: What Is Financial Literacy Anyway? 2/4/2010
In these tough economic times, families are confronted with the dissolution of their financial future. To get back on the path to financial security, families need relevant, real-time advice from professionals who offer ...
Six Victories for Latino Families
Financial Stability Act of 2010 will provide greater protections for the Latino community.
Wired Against Me: Reining in Money Transfer Scams
This national call transcript presents a discussion on how money transfer companies make a tidy profit from remittances by hiding expensive fees and failing to disclose true exchange rates. It also covers ways to ensure ...
Talking Points on “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010” (S. 3217)
Senator Dodd’s “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010” (S. 3217) is intended to overhaul our banking regulatory system. It is expected to hit the Senate floor the week of April 26, 2010, and senators hope to ...