Escondido’s Unconstitutional, Anti-Immigrant Housing Ordinance

December 14, 2006

The ACLU scored a huge victory in our challenge to the City of Escondido’s anti-immigrant ordinance prohibiting landlords from renting to undocumented immigrants.

A judge issued a permanent injunction, agreeing that the ordinance violated the Equal Protection Clause and forced citizens to take on federal law enforcement duties.

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