Friday, May 24, 2024

Anti-immigrant Ordinances in Pennsylvania Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled two Hazelton, Pennsylvania, anti-immigrant ordinances unconstitutional. The Illegal Immigration Relief Act Ordinance passed by Hazelton in 2006 would have fined landlords who rented to undocumented immigrants and would have penalized companies that employed them.  Another law would require tenants to prove they were citizens or lawful residents, register […]