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‘It’s Political’: Critics Slam DOJ’s Claim That Yale Discriminates Against Asian Americans

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Some experts have criticized the Department of Justice over its recent announcement that Yale University “illegally discriminates” against Asian American and White applicants, claiming that the move must be politically-motivated.

Last Thursday, the federal executive department released a report that accused the Ivy League institution of rejecting “scores of Asian American and white applicants each year based on their race,” in favor of African American, Hispanic and “certain other applicants.”

Yale University ‘Illegally Discriminates’ Asians and Whites in Admissions Process, According to DOJ

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Following a two-year investigation into Yale University’s undergraduate admissions process, the Department of Justice has deemed the practice to be discriminatory toward Asian and White students.

The DOJ’s findings: The investigation, which was based on a complaint by Asian American groups against Yale over its undergrad admissions process in 2016, found on Thursday that the Ivy League school violated Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Mother of Expelled Stanford Student Says Her Daughter is a Victim of the College Admissions Scandal

The mother of recently expelled Stanford University student Yusi ‘Molly’ Zhao has denied any wrongdoing in the family’s $6.5 million payment to the college admissions scandal ringleader, William Rick Singer.

Mrs. Zhao, the wife of Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire Tao Zhao, has claimed that the family only paid the large sum of money as they were misled into believing that it was intended for student scholarships, the LA Times reports.

Chinese Families are Accused of Giving the MOST Money in College Admissions Scandal

Two families in China have been accused of shelling out millions of dollars in order to get their children into top U.S. schools.

According to reports, both families were the highest-paying clients of William “Rick” Singer, the alleged mastermind behind the college admissions scandal that involves dozens of wealthy parents, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.