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BofA Sued by DACA Recipient After Being Denied Advisory Job

May 4, 2018, 10:44 AM

Brazilian Daniel Marques hoped to parlay his Dreamer work permit into a job with Bank of America Corp. Instead, he’s suing the firm for discrimination.

Marques claims his application to work in the bank’s wealth management department was denied after he told a vice president who interviewed him in 2016 that he’d be required to renew his work authorization under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Bill Halldin, a spokesman for Bank of America, said the company will be reviewing Marques’s claims as the bank “does not have any prohibition on hiring individuals with DACA status.”

The complaint was ...

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