Small Dollars for Big Change: Immigrant Financial Inclusion and Access to Credit

This paper from the National Council of La Raza explains the challenges that immigrants may face when learning about the U.S. financial system, such as using banks, accessing credit, and avoiding predatory loans. It then presents options for safe, affordable financial services that fit many immigrants’ needs and are available in most communities through credit unions and community development financial institutions.
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
May, 2017
Date: 
May 2017
Source: 
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
TANF/WIOA Resource Hub
TANF/WIOA Category: 
Immigrants/Refugees
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Asset Building
    • Debt Management and Credit Counseling
    • Financial Literacy and Education