Nevada Immigration Reform Initiative (2012)
The initiative emulates an April 23, 2010 approved immigration bill in Arizona. A repeal was filed days following it's approval. It also resembles a proposed initiative in Ohio to reform immigration throughout the state.
In support of the initiative, sponsor Chad Christensen said,"It's time for the people of Nevada to stand together and let our voices be heard. Illegal immigration is costing the taxpayers in Nevada $700 million a year." Christensen argues that this is not an issue that can be delayed.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Nevada signature requirements
- 'Las Vegas Review-Journal,"POSSIBLE BALLOT REFERENDUM: Senate candidate proposes initiative similar to Arizona immigration law," May 6, 2010
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