Need help discussing an issue in your community or state? Review the guides below for information on common state and local issues dealing with immigration.

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State Resources


Find Out when Your State Legislature is in Session
State Legislative & Gubernatorial Partisan Composition
Find Elected Officials in Your State

Latest State Update

After Illegal Aliens Allegedly Commit Brutal Crime, Maryland Lawmakers Consider Sanctuary


Talking Points & Research


State Costs of Illegal Immigration
Driver's Licenses Regarding DACA Recipients or Illegal Aliens
  • Talking Points Regarding DACA Recipients PDF
  • Talking Points Regarding Illegal Aliens PDF
In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens & DACA Recipients
  • In-State Tuition Rates for Illegal Aliens PDF
  • In-State Tuition Rates & Financial Aid for DACA Recipients PDF
  • States Prohibiting or Permitting In-state Tuition for Illegal Aliens PDF
E-Verify
  • Issue Brief: E-Verify Legislation in the States PDF
  • The E-Verify Solution for Illegal Hiring Video
Sanctuary Policies
  • Fact Sheet: "Sanctuary" Policy is Bad Public Policy PDF
Cooperation & Assistance in Enforcement Provisions
  • Issue Brief: The Role of State & Local Law Enforcement in Immigration Matters and Reasons to Resist Sanctuary Policies PDF
Refugees
  • Fact Sheet: What is Your Governor Saying About Syrian Refugees? PDF
  • Fact Sheet: The Role of States in the Refugee Resettlement Process PDF