POLITICS

Texas Apartment Complex Turned Away 'Curry People,' Ex-Worker Says

05/19/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

A former leasing agent at a Euless apartment complex is asking state and federal officials to investigate whether the complex committed civil-rights violations by denying apartments to potential tenants with Middle Eastern or Asian backgrounds.

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Davis said the focus appeared to be on prospective tenants' nationality and culture rather than religion since Middle Eastern and Asian people were described as "curry people."

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