‘Dreamer’ sues Alliant Credit Union over lending discrimination

By Max Jaeger (March 17, 2022, 2:29 p.m. EDT) – The Alliant Credit Union violated state and federal anti-discrimination laws when it denied a California woman’s car loan because of her beneficiary status of deferred action for childbirth, alleges a putative class action lawsuit filed Wednesday.

Plaintiff Yuliana Camacho says Alliant, one of the nation’s largest credit unions, had already pre-approved her request for $45,000 to buy a Tesla when a representative told her the credit union “don’t not ready on DACA status”.

“I couldn’t understand the idea that I was denied solely on my immigration status,” Camacho said in a statement Wednesday. “It’s unfair and disappointing to see…

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