Gov’t Says Ex-DHS Atty’s Bias Suit Lacks Evidence

Law360, Miami (December 21, 2015, 8:12 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security urged a Florida federal judge Friday to toss a former deputy chief counsel’s discrimination suit against the agency, arguing she had not presented enough evidence showing she was illegally demoted to beat the department’s motion for summary judgment.

In a filing in the Southern District of Florida, DHS said Rebeca Sanchez-Roig, a 57-year-old white Cuban-American who alleges she is the victim of an Obama administration initiative to promote blacks over other races, presented “mere conclusions” and “unsupported factual allegations” to…

Source: Law360