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New Mayor In Dallas Suburb To Target Illegal Immigrants

By: AP
By: AP

CARROLLTON, Texas (AP) - Another Dallas suburb may soon be
starting its own push to drive out illegal immigrants.
Ron Branson was elected mayor of Carrollton over the weekend,
and he says his first order of business will be cracking down on
illegal immigrants living in the city.
Carrollton borders the city of Farmers Branch, which made
national news after voters there passed an ordinance banning most
illegal immigrants from renting apartments or homes.
A federal judge has blocked Farmers Branch from enforcing the
ban until legal challenges to the ordinance are settled in court.
Branson says he plans to meet often with newly elected Farmers
Branch mayor Tim O'Hare, who pushed for the rental ban as a city
councilman.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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