State-Level Immigrant-Related Legislation: What it Means for the Immigration Policy Debate

Part of the Immigrants and Minorities, Politics and Policy book series (IMPP)


The U.S. states are actively legislating on immigrant-related issues. Bill introductions have more than doubled in the past 5 years, rising from 570 in 2006 to 1,374 for first-half of 2010.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade CenterWashingtonUSA

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