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Is Relief on Sight? Black, Latino Businesses Struggle to Get PPP Loans. Farmworkers and Coronavirus.

Dr. Rodrigo DomÍnguez-Villegas, Director of Research at the UCLA Latino Politics and Policy Initiative, appears on Radio Bilingue to discuss the impact of PPP loans on Black and Latino businesses. “Our first finding is that even before the pandemic, the Latino community was already experiencing economic difficulties. There was already a lack of business and high unemployment within Latino communities,” says DomÍnguez-Villegas.