February 1, 2008
Valley Park, Missouri “Illegal Immigration Relief Act” Upheld
Yesterday, U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber entered summary judgment for the city of Valley Park, Missouri and upheld a local ordinance denying business licenses to employers who hire undocumented immigrants. Judge Webber rejected the argument of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund challenging the ordinance. Here is the order. Download gray_13108.pdf Here is the city’s press release.