The author, who is from Hazleton, outlines the controversial Illegal Immigration Relief Act
(IIRA), passed in the small city of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in 2006, which created penalties for renting to or hiring undocumented immigrants and declared English as the city's official language, prompting similar measures in other states.
(9) In 2006 its City Council passed the Illegal Immigration Relief Act
which imposes a $1,000 a day fine on landlords who rent to an illegal immigrant and revokes for five years the business license of any employer who hires one.
After the shootings, the City Council passed and Barletta signed the Illegal Immigration Relief Act
, a get-tough ordinance that would have imposed a $1,000-per-day fine on landlords who rented to illegal immigrants and would have revoked the business license of any employer who hired illegally.
An example is the Illegal Immigration Relief Act
passed in 2006 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.
passed the Illegal Immigration Relief Act
in July: Landlords will be fined $1,000 a day for renting property to illegal immigrants.
Thus inspired, the chief executive of this modest central Florida burg (population around 8,800) proposed the Illegal Immigration Relief Act
, which would deny permits to businesses that employ migrant workers.
After passing the City of Hazleton Illegal Immigration Relief Act
Ordinance on first reading, the council must vote to pass twice more before the ordinance can be enacted.