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Federal Court Upholds Anti-Immigrant Ordinance

By Hatewatch Staff on June 9, 2009 - 10:29 am, Posted in Uncategorized

A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a suburban St. Louis town’s ordinance prohibiting the hiring of undocumented immigrants.
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  • Rudy

    ‘Federal Court Upholds Anti-Immigrant Ordinance’ and this is a bad thing?

  • Dan Felty

    It is a shame that this ruling has been handed down, but I am glad the ordinance has been largely diluted through previous court rulings.

    St. Louis’ local free weekly has previously covered this story, including an extended interview with then-mayor Jeffrey Whitteaker that illustrated his profound racist and anti-Hispanic biases. Thankfully, Whitteaker (who–no joke!–said he didn’t want “Cousin Puerto Rico and Taco Whoever moving in”) was defeated in his re-election bid, in large part due to negative reaction to this story.

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  • Truth Monger

    well atleast someone is fighting the ravenous illegal alien hordes