Illegal to rent to illegals?--posted by Pete Arnold on 12/26/2006
As our general rule goes... If the ACLU is for something, we're against it. If the ACLU is against something, we're for it... and in this case, we're really for it.
To Quote the Associated Press:
Two civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a suburb's new law that outlaws renting to
undocumentedillegal immigrants, alleging the ordinance violates federal law and forces landlords to act as immigration officers.
The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit on behalf of residents and landlords in Farmers Branch, Texas.
Plaintiffs include two landlords as well as Latino legal permanent residents and U.S. citizen children who fear the ordinance will force them to separate from relatives or leave their homes, the suit said.
The law, along with a measure that made English the official language of the city, was passed in November and is scheduled to go into effect Jan. 12.
Well, these organizations always seam to be confused with the word
According to Dictionary.com:
1. forbidden by law or statute.
2. contrary to or forbidden by official rules, regulations, etc.: The referee ruled that it was an illegal forward pass.
1. a foreigner who has entered or resides in a country unlawfully or without the country's authorization.
Okay. So, the definition of
Then it goes on to define for us
This is fun. In general,
Now, thanks to them being
HOW THE JUNK ARE YOU GOING TO LEGALLY PAY FOR YOUR APARTMENT IF YOU DON'T HAVE A LEGAL FRACK'IN JOB!?
Seriously! Can anyone at the ACLU answer this one for me? And donations from the
So, IF for some reason, an
But until that day... Until they have paperwork saying they are here legally, they are not entitled to a place to work, a place to live, or a pot to pee in. They are entitled to Jack.