Monday, August 26, 2013

Farmer's Branch Seeks Review in Supreme Court

After losing (badly) an en banc ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Farmers Branch Town Council will appeal a lower court ruling on an immigrtaion enforcement ordinance that, among other things, bans undocumented immigrants from renting in the city. In a 3-2 vote, the Council decided to continue what has been a seven-year battle to seek review in the U.S. Supreme Court.The Fifth Circuit struck down most of the immigrtaion ordinance as preempted by  by federal immigration law.


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