Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Immigration Laws by the Numbers in 2012: Down, But Still High

A new National Conference of State Legislatures report finds that the number of immigration-related bills introduced and passed at the state level in 2012 dipped in comparison with the last five years, yet remains high overall. There are several explanations for the dip, including the May 2012 Supreme Court Arizona v. United States ruling, and the fact that four state legislatures did not meet in 2012, including Montana, North Dakota, Nevada and Texas.

KJ

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