Ordinance 5165 -- Immigration
Immigration Ordinance Support/Expenditures
Eighth Circuit Court Opinion
State of Nebraska -- Analysis of Impediments
Civil Rights Compliance Review 5-31-2013
Agent Designation Form
Formulario de Designacion de Agente
Application for Occupancy License
Instructions for Application for Occupancy
Solicitud de licencia de ocupacion
Instrucciones la Solicitud de Ocupacion
Flow Chart and Instructions
Immigration Ordinance News
Immigration Ordinance News
On June 21, 2010, the citizens of Fremont passed a petition initiated ordinance relating to immigration. A copy of the
is available. A list of
is also available.
On February 28, 2012, a resolution was passed designating the starting date for implementation of the employment provisions of Fremont's Immigration Ordinance (Ordinance 5165) and continuing the suspension of the housing provisions of the ordinance. An English and Spanish version of the resolution is available here.
The effective date of the employment provisions of Ordinance 5165 (sections 1 and 5) is March 5, 2012. All business entities doing business in the City of Fremont that employ one or more persons must register in the E-Verify program on or before May 4, 2012. A business entity may register
. A business entity that applies for any contract, loan, grant, license or permit from the City after March 5, 2012, must provide documentation that the business entity has registered in the E-Verify program and must execute an affidavit stating that the business entity does not knowingly employ any person who is an unauthorized alien.
The housing provisions of Ordinance 5165 (sections 2, 3, and 4) are not in effect and will not be enforced until there is a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit permitting the enforcement of all, or a portion of, those provisions.
No landlords or tenants have any obligations under Ordinance 5165 at this time.
Any comments may be sent by
Legal Defense Support
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 online through Paypal or mailed to the following address:
City of Fremont
Attn: City Treasurer
PO Box 1266
Fremont, NE 68026-1266
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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.
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
What parts of the Ordinance are being enforced?
What about the occupancy license portion of the Ordinance?
Who must register with E-Verify?
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