CAP Issue Brief: Interpreting HB 1804: A Guide to Understanding Oklahoma’s New Immigration Bill

This August 2007 issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP 

HB 1804 passed the Oklahoma Legislature during the 2007 legislative session. The bill, which is slated to take effect on November 1, 2007, represents a far-ranging attempt by Oklahoma to take on federal immigration functions in the areas of law enforcement and verification of eligibility for employment and public benefits.

Read the Issue Brief.


Oklahoma Policy Institute (OK Policy) is a non-partisan independent policy think-tank. OK Policy promotes adequate, fair, and fiscally responsible funding of public services and expanded opportunity for all Oklahomans by providing timely and credible information, analysis, and ideas.

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