An analysis of data collected on the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act revealed California's credit unions both approved mortgage loan applications from Hispanic borrowers a bit more often than credit unions nationwide and denied them a bit less often in 2012, the latest year tracked.

An analysis of HMDA data found in the database by Compliance Technologies found borrowers who identified as Hispanic ethnicity filed 70,459 mortgage loans applications with credit unions nationwide in 2012. 

From those, credit unions originated 37,371 loans or 48.78% and denied 17,841 or 25.32%.

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