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DOJ Policy Guidance and Q&A: Enforcement of Title VI: National Origin Discrimination


Date Published: August 2000


This guidance clarifies the existing Title VI on the prohibition on National Origin discrimination when information is provided only in English to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). The purpose of this document is to set forth general principles for agencies to apply in developing guidelines for services to individuals with LEP.

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Foundational Resources: Fair Housing Laws and RegulationsFHAP IntakeFHAP Investigation
Legal Theories and Concepts: Disparate ImpactLEP: Limited English Proficiency
Protected Classes: Federal and Local: National Origin or Ancestry
Courses: Basics of Fair HousingFundamentals of Fair Housing – FHAP InvestigationFundamentals of Fair Housing – Intake

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