Fremont to revisit immigrant rental ordinance tonight
Mayor Scott Getzschman said the divisive immigration issue has given Fremont a national black eye, burdens local taxpayers with enforcement costs and threatens the city with the loss of millions of dollars in federal community development grants.
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am
FREMONT, Neb. — Words of anger, disgust and disdain peppered the City Council here as it took the first step Tuesday night toward possibly revising a controversial illegal immigrant housing ordinance.
Council members also heard a few encouraging words from those who want to roll back the divisive measure.
Copyright ©2014 Omaha World-Herald. All rights reserved.
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, displayed or redistributed for any purpose without permission from the Omaha World-Herald.
To purchase rights to republish this article, please contact The World-Herald Store.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 am.