How potent is the issue of illegal immigration? This potent:
In the first six months of 2010, every state in regular session considered laws related to immigrants or immigration. . . . As of June 30, 2010, 44 state legislatures passed 191 laws and adopted 128 resolutions. Five bills were vetoed, for a total of 314 enacted laws and resolutions.
Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, and Texas are not in regular session in 2010.