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Entries by Janell Ross from 04/2012

Banks Fail To Maintain Foreclosed Homes In Minority Neighborhoods: Report

Posted 04.04.2012 | Business

Six of the nation’s largest banks have consistently failed to aggressively market and maintain foreclosed homes in communities of color, according t...

Detroit Financial Advisory Board Finds Model In New York City, Washington D.C.

Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

With Detroit in apparent free fall, city officials voted this week to install a nine-member financial control board with the authority to approve the ...

Wells Fargo Racial Discrimination Investigation Launched By HUD

Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

Wells Fargo & Co., the nation's largest mortgage lender, is facing the second of at least two federal probes into how it treats minority borrowers and...

Earned Income Tax Credit 2011: Why Sonia Figueroa Doesn't Pay Taxes

Posted 04.17.2012 | Money

Expecting a long wait and a large tax bill, Sonia Figueroa walked into the New York Food Pantry's temporary tax preparation site in West Harlem with a...

U.S. Bank Faces Housing Discrimination Investigation in Connection with Foreclosed Homes

Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

U.S. Bank on Tuesday joined the ranks of large financial firms facing discrimination charges for the way it maintains foreclosed homes in mostly black...

Romney's Election Conundrum: Win Independent and GOP Vote, Risk Making Latino Voters Anti-Romney

Posted 04.23.2012 | Latino Voices

If politics is a game of numbers, then presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney faces an election gauntlet with competing equations for vict...

Latino Evangelicals Rally Voters Around Complex Election 2012 Agenda

Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

When the Rev. Gabriel Salguero stands to talk politics with rooms full of Latino evangelical ministers, he often starts by mentioning his concern abou...

Reported Deportation Order For Marco Rubio's Grandfather Sparks New Debate

Posted 04.25.2012 | Latino Voices

A new book examining the life of Sen. Marco Rubio, will indicate that the Tea Party Republican and possible GOP vice presidential pick, may have a mor...

Marco Rubio's Evolving Immigration Story May Brand Him Latino Leader Or Misleader

Posted 04.26.2012 | Latino Voices

Sitting behind a computer screen in his Los Angles-area home, Luis Alvarado was sipping coffee and making his usual online run though the morning’s ...