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The Supreme Court of the United States refused to modify a law which bans renting homes to undocumented immigrants in the city of Fremont, Nebraska, shutting their ears to the appeals presented by civil rights groups in favor of illegal immigrants.
The law approved in 2010, which forbids owners to rent any type of housing to illegal immigrants, will remain intact the American Supreme Court refused to revise requested by the plaintiffs represented by the Mexican-American Legal Defense Fund, and the June 2013 ruling carried out by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States is still effective by considering that it does not conflict with federal law.
The last time the Court ruled on an important immigration case was in 2012 in regards to Arizona's immigration law. The previous year, the Court confirmed another Arizona law that punishes companies which hire illegal immigrants, according to Reuters.
Despite multiple efforts made by organization in favor of immigrants, businessmen and politicians to raise awareness on the economic benefits of regularizing the legal situation of over 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country, judicial power has stayed out of the decisions of legislators on the matter.
Another case related to the Supreme Court and immigration happened in April 2013, when the Court was hesitant to become involved in immigration, refusing to listen to an appeal from Alabama, who attempted to revive a section of the state's immigration law which criminalized harboring illegal immigrants.