Justices Nix Appeal Over Pa., Texas Immigrant Rental Laws

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 2:00 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would not consider whether a city in Pennsylvania and one in Texas are allowed to enact legislation preventing undocumented immigrants from renting property in their cities.

Hazleton, Pa., which wanted to enact legislation to prevent undocumented immigrants from working in its city, asked the high court in October to overturn a Third Circuit decision that struck down the city's housing and employment ordinances. Farmers Branch, Texas, asked the court the same month to overturn an en banc Fifth...
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