3rd Circuit: City Ordinances Barring Employment, Housing For Aliens Are Preempted

3rd Circuit: City Ordinances Barring Employment, Housing For Aliens Are Preempted

PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania city's two ordinances that prohibit employment of illegal aliens and preclude them from renting housing in the city are preempted by federal immigration law, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 26 (Pedro Lozano, et al. v. City of Hazleton, No. 07-3531, 3rd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 15256).

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