(REUTERS) May 22 One Pennsylvania city's controversial attempts to gain more power over immigration enforcement could push that city into state fiscal oversight if it loses a ruling over legal fees.
Hazleton in 2006 banned landlords from renting to illegal immigrants and employers from hiring them. The city's law was copied by other U.S. cities, including Escondido, California, Valley Park, Missouri, and Riverside, New Jersey.
But Hazleton's ordinances, which were never implemented, were struck down repeatedly in court.
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