Claim Period Opens for Hispanic, Women Producers Who Allege Past Discrimination

Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who feel they have been discriminated against by the USDA in past decades can file claims from Sept. 24, 2012 through March 25, 2013. The opening of this claims process is part of USDA’s ongoing efforts to correct the wrongs of the past and ensure fair treatment to all current and future customers,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. The process offers a voluntary alternative to litigation for each Hispanic or female farmer and rancher who can prove that USDA denied their applications for loan or loan servicing assistance for discriminatory reasons for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000. At least $1.33 billion in cash awards and tax relief payments are available along with up to $160 million in farm debt relief to eligible Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers. Learn more.

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2 Responses to Claim Period Opens for Hispanic, Women Producers Who Allege Past Discrimination

  1. George Sandoval says:

    I wouldn’t call it discrimination.

    Discrmination exists when articles are retreived forward an existing event. These shape rather than limit a whole, yet specify and determine an individual. Discrimination is a hardship upon which an individual is imprisoned. Existing in surround are the limits, progress.

    Those who experience discrimination are considered disabled – and I find it very difficult to accept a female or hispanics being disabled; falling within any delimiting or limiting paraphrase.

    Yes, in measure, challenges of incorporation, integration exist, yet, again, applying a discriminant, the to-yet-achieve, every person involved faces discrimination – discrimination in uncertainty, in less than complete information, less than completion, less than applied fully incorporated resources.

    Measure which guage for instance intelligence or education – just the tip of the iceberg – display the challenge of teaching educating 384 million people in the United States alone – in Latin, in German, In Greek, In French – the indigenous knowledge and the vocabularies which make up English – those concurrent throughout the continents.

    Including the extensions, that’s roughly a task equal to educating 6.8 billion people of 6.8 billion peoples.

    Parameters whic earmark distinction within any one group fail to assimilate the remaing tasks of education, incorporation, definition, and advancement. A person for instance exposed – educated – in south america carries with them three contests current to development.

    They have contests of catalonia and andalusia, found in castellano (spanish), they have the advocacy of these contest incorporations through the indigenous groups – the indigenous of Guatemala, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, Brasil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Honduras, Bolivia – applying them in clarification – use of a castella description.

    Exactly equal task definitions as a North American contesting for German, Dutch, and English clarifiaction of a car or a automobile.

    That’s a number of culture incorporations in any one sentence.

    I believe the Government regarding women and indigenous groups is to support as best as possible the inclusion of the forwarding perspective – which uniquely and certainly will require every individual to face the discriminants alone.

    What of a history, a our history can be borne by any one individual. To bear must include equal distribution of the load to all inclusive and non inclusive groups.

    There is no other guarantee for a safe-to-self solution resulting from the effort.

  2. Darlene A. Blossom-Paiva says:

    What about discriminations claims filed after 2000. This is an ongoing issue for some. Will they ever be addressed?

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