University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Robert Stewart, Inc. v. Cherokee County, Georgia"
Date Jan 5, 2007
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Abstract On December 5, 2006, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners unanimously enacted Georgia’s first ordinance prohibiting the rental of dwelling units to unauthorized immigrants in its unincorporated territory. The Commission’s proffered reason for the ordinance was to address the County’s problems with overcrowding, poor housing conditions, and crime; yet it provided no empirical evidence that illegal immigration contributed to these blights.
Source Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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case Stewart v. Cherokee County, GA (IM-GA-0001)

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