NCSL Report on State Immigration Laws Enacted Between January – June 2017

8/5/17 Report from the National Council of State Legislators: Enacted legislation related to immigration increased in the first half of 2017 by 90 percent to 133 laws compared with 70 laws in 2016. The number of resolutions increased by 22 percent to 195 from 159. Lawmakers in 47 states enacted 133 laws and 195 resolutions related to immigration. An additional nine bills were vetoed by governors and 18 are pending signatures.