Class action on behalf of DACA recipients and other immigrants for lending discrimination
On March 6, 2017, six individuals and the California League of United Latin-American Citizens (LULAC) filed an Amended Class Action Complaint against Wells Fargo in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, on behalf of all persons who were denied the right to contract for a college student loan or other financial products by Wells Fargo because of their citizenship (alienage) or immigration status in violation of Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, Sections 51(b) and 51.5 of the Unruh Civil Rights Act, and Section 17200 et seq. of the California Unfair Competition Law. On April 7, 2017, Wells Fargo filed a motion to dismiss. On May 3, 2017, Plaintiffs filed their opposition to Wells Fargo’s motion. The Court has set a hearing on Wells Fargo’s motion for June 16, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Contact Plaintiffs’ Counsel
If Wells Fargo has denied you a loan or other financial product because you are not a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (a “green card” holder), or because of your immigration status, click here to contact plaintiffs’ counsel to talk to us and learn more about your rights. All information will be held strictly confidential. There is no charge or obligation for our review of your case.