States Have Passed Fewer Immigration Laws in 2012

By Ivone Guillen 08-08-2012


A recent study by The National Conference of State Legislatures shows that in 2012, states passed fewer immigration laws than previous years.

U.S. state legislatures passed fewer immigration measures this year because lawmakers' priorities shifted to balancing budgets and U.S. courts were weighing how much authority states have to enforce immigration laws, according to a study released on Monday.”

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