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Posted on: November 5, 2010

November 5 - Nebraska Supreme Court Decides Against Review in Fremont Immigration Ordinance Lawsuit

The Nebraska Supreme Court will leave questions of whether the city of Fremont has the legal authority to enact a local immigration ordinance to the federal courts.
The Fremont ordinance is currently being challenged by... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2010

September 9 - Hazleton Immigration Ordinance struck down by 3rd Circuit Court

The 3rd Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has struck down a Hazleton, PA immigration ordinance on the grounds that it interferes with the federal government’s authority to regulate immigration.

The Hazleton law had... Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2010

September 8 - Federal District Court Judge submits question to the Nebraska Supreme Court

U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp has submitted a formal question to the Nebraska Supreme Court related to Fremont’s local immigration ordinance. The question for the state’s high court concerns whether the City... Read on...

Official Request
Posted on: August 17, 2010

August 17 - City Budgets for Immigration Ordinance Costs

(Fremont) -- In preparation for the 2011 budget for the fiscal year beginning
October 1, 2010, the City of Fremont has prepared a projection of potential costs related to the immigration ordinance now being defended in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2010

August 17 - City Files Brief in Immigration Case

Kris Kobach, the attorney representing Fremont in defense of the immigration ordinance, filed his brief regarding the jurisdiction question in federal court yesterday. The brief argues that the federal courts do have... Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2010

July 27 - Immigration ordinance on City Council agenda tonight at 7 p.m.

Tonight at 7 p.m. the Fremont City Council takes up two issues related to the local immigration ordinance passed by the voters last month. The Council will consider a resolution to suspend implementation and enforcement in... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2010

July 23 - City Council to consider suspending immigration ordinance

In anticipation of a temporary restraining order, the Fremont City Council will consider a resolution suspending implementation and enforcement of the local immigration ordinance passed in a special election June 21, 2010... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2010

July 16 - City of Fremont Prepares to Implement Illegal Immigration Law

July 16 – The City of Fremont is preparing to implement the local illegal immigration ordinance passed last month. New forms to obtain a renter’s license and for employer business licensing will be available starting July... Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

July 13 - City of Fremont Planning for Implementation

July 13 -- Following the anticipated Fremont City Council vote certifying the County’s election results, the City is making plans to implement the immigration ordinance effective July 29th.

Forms and procedures related... Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

July 13 - City of Fremont Responds to ACLU Nebraska

July 13 - The City of Fremont received an open records request for documents from ACLU Nebraska Thursday July 8, 2010. The request for materials concerns the recently passed local ordinance and related city business. The... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2010

June 24 - City of Fremont Accepts Contributions for Legal Costs

The City of Fremont has set up an avenue to contribute to the City’s legal and other costs associated with defending the ordinance passed at the June 21st election. These donations may be made to:

Attn:... Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2010

June 22 - Fremont passes local immigration ordinance

June 22 -- The citizens of Fremont have passed a petition initiated ordinance relating to immigration. The unofficial vote tally was 3906 in favor and 2908 opposed.

On June 29th the County made the results official. The... Read on...