- Utah: State Rep. Stephen Sandstrom has drafted a bill similar to that in nearby Arizona and claimed that most Utahans would support him.
- Ohio: Several officials including Butler County Sheriff Rick Jones have urged Gov. Ted Strickland to "to employ your leadership role as Governor to assure legislation is passed that will mirror that of the illegal immigration legislation".
- Georgia: Gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal said that if he were elected he would “pass and sign similar legislation" to that in Arizona. (As a former congressman Deal backed the barring of illegal immigrants from participating in the health care reform act and tried to block citizenship for babies born in the U.S. to undocumented parents).
- Maryland: Worried over a possible exodus of illegal immigrants hundreds of miles northeast to Maryland, State Delegate Pat McDonough said he would back anti-immigration legislation.
- Texas: Rep. Debbie Riddle said that in January she would introduce her own version of the Arizona immigration bill “to make sure that the safety and security of Texans is well-established".
Image- The Telegraph (A US Border Patrol officer walks beside the border fence that divides the US from Mexico in the town of Nogales, Arizona.”)
Online Sources- The Weekly, WMAR, Salt Lake Tribune, Cincinnati.com, Dallas Morning News, The Latin Americanist, Reuters