Quotations that match 'migrants'.

As the 109th Congress continues to debate legislation that will affect the lives of immigrants, it is important for us to remember that we are a nation of immigrants. Jose Serrano
[ Affect Congress Continues Debate Immigrants Important Legislation Lives Nation Remember Us Will]
Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status. Spencer Bachus
[ Advantage Beginning Black Class Companies Comprise Exploitation Financial Health Illegal Immigrants Jeopardizing Market Our Play Rules Society Status Take Their Themselves Those Vulnerable Which While Willing Workers]
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about. Steve Israel
[ Borders Currently Immigrants Know Live Living Million Nearly Next Nothing Our Shadows Undocumented Whom Within]
Unlicensed illegal immigrants drive on our roads and interstates without insurance, and there is little that our law enforcement officials can do to stop them. Spencer Bachus
[ Drive Enforcement Illegal Immigrants Insurance Law Little Officials Our Roads Stop Them Without]
I have written about the dispossessed, immigrants, the condition of women who do not enjoy the same legal rights as men, the Palestinians who are deprived of their land and condemned to exile. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Condemned Condition Deprived Dispossessed Enjoy Exile Immigrants Land Legal Men Palestinians Rights Same Their Women Written]
Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants. Lamar S. Smith
[ American Cheap Competition Every Foreign Immigrants Labor Legal Nearly Shows Study Wages Workers]
Amnesty is not the answer as it will only encourage more illegal immigrants to enter. Timothy Murphy
[ Amnesty Answer Encourage Enter Illegal Immigrants More Only Will]
Finally, in my critique of the immigration image of America, it is also important to know that we're not only a nation of immigrants, but we are in some part a nation of emigrants, which often gets neglected. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Also America Critique Emigrants Finally Gets Image Immigrants Immigration Important Know Nation Neglected Often Only Part Some Which]
Only very rarely are foreigners or first-generation immigrants allowed to be nice people in American films. Those with an accent are bad guys. Max von Sydow
[ Accent Allowed American Bad Films Foreigners Guys Immigrants Nice Only Rarely Those Very]
I don't know the right number of immigrants to let in. Marvin Olasky
[ Immigrants Know Number Right]
Let me respond with a few points, the first being that all immigrants pay taxes, income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes, gasoline taxes, cigarette taxes, every tax when they make a purchase. Luis Gutierrez
[ Being Cigarette Every Few First Gasoline Immigrants Income Make Pay Points Property Purchase Respond Sales Tax Taxes]
In this room we're all here together, but there's probably a lot of different views, people sitting here thinking, I don't own any slaves, all the slaves are dead. Why am I responsible? My family were immigrants, too. Johnnie Cochran
[ Am Any Dead Different Family Here Immigrants Lot Own Probably Responsible Room Sitting Slaves Thinking Together Too Views Were Why]
They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant. They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[ Am Chance Country Decided Gave Immigrant Immigrants Life Participate Took Us]
Israel's capital will never again be a divided city, a city with a wall at its center, a city in which two flags fly. This city, will, in its entirety, absorb immigrants, welcome pilgrims and be the eternal capital of Israel forever. Yitzhak Shamir
[ Absorb Again Capital Center City Divided Entirety Eternal Flags Fly Forever Immigrants Israel Never Pilgrims Two Wall Welcome Which Will]
It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it. Eric Hoffer
[ Almost America Americans Cherish Hate Immigrants Love Much Native Needs New Nobody Seems]
We must curtail the flow of illegal immigrants across the Mexican border. Zach Wamp
[ Across Border Curtail Flow Illegal Immigrants Mexican Must]
In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival. Rudolf Arnheim
[ Alien Arrival Immigrants Land Latest Simply]
It is simply a fact that the birth rate of our illegal immigrants exceeds that of our legal residents. John Linder
[ Birth Exceeds Fact Illegal Immigrants Legal Our Rate Residents Simply]
Most previous immigrants came to the United States to become Americans, with no intention of returning home. They relinquished their ties with their homeland. English was their key to prosperity, and they worked hard to master it. John Shadegg
[ Americans Become Came English Hard Home Homeland Immigrants Intention Key Master Most Previous Prosperity Relinquished Returning States Their Ties United Worked]
The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes. Spencer Bachus
[ Booming Cash Construction Eager Federal Fill Free Gladly Growth Happy Hire Immigrants Industry Jobs Low Many Our Paid Rapid Spawned State Suburbs Taxes Them These Wage]
It is not new or unusual for the real Americans, meaning those immigrants who came to America a little bit longer ago, to fear the outsiders, the pretenders, the newcomers. Luis Gutierrez
[ Ago America Americans Bit Came Fear Immigrants Little Longer Meaning New Newcomers Outsiders Pretenders Real Those Unusual]
Our border patrol does a great job under these very dangerous conditions. They use very sophisticated equipment, including gamma rays, to detect drugs and illegal immigrants as they enter the U.S. Timothy Murphy
[ Border Conditions Dangerous Detect Does Enter Equipment Gamma Great Illegal Immigrants Including Job Our Patrol Rays Sophisticated These Under Use Very]
There needs to be more pressure on the Mexican government to stop the drugs and illegal immigrants on their side of the border instead of exporting them to the U.S. Timothy Murphy
[ Border Exporting Government Illegal Immigrants Instead Mexican More Needs Pressure Side Stop Their Them]
Arizona faces unique healthcare challenges including uncompensated care for illegal immigrants, and the large number of Native Americans who live in remote and isolated areas of the state. Rick Renzi
[ Americans Areas Arizona Care Challenges Faces Healthcare Illegal Immigrants Including Isolated Large Live Native Number Remote State Unique]
In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000 illegal immigrants a month, over and above emergency health services. Elton Gallegly
[ Above Addition Average Billion California Emergency Health Illegal Immigrants Month Nearly Over Services Spends Year]
Most analysts would agree that if all the undocumented immigrants in California were deported in one day, our state would experience a severe economic downturn. This does not even consider the many cultural and spiritual gifts these immigrants bring to our state and nation. Roger Mahony
[ Agree Analysts Bring California Consider Cultural Day Deported Does Downturn Economic Even Experience Gifts Immigrants Many Most Nation Our Severe Spiritual State These Undocumented Were Would]
We must honor our country's tradition of openness and continue to welcome new immigrants. Jose Serrano
[ Continue Country Honor Immigrants Must New Openness Our Tradition Welcome]
The White House looked into a plan that would allow illegal immigrants to stay in the United States. The plan called for a million Mexicans to marry a million of our ugliest citizens. Dennis Miller
[ Allow Called Citizens House Illegal Immigrants Into Looked Marry Mexicans Million Our Plan States Stay Ugliest United White Would]
The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S., one that too easily can lead to the exploitation, abuse and even death of immigrants. Roger Mahony
[ Abuse Also Broken Church Condone Death Does Easily Even Exploitation Immigrants Immigration Lead System Too]
California has the highest number of illegal immigrants residing in its borders. The estimated number of illegal alien residents in California was about 2.2 million, or nearly 32 percent of the total number of illegal immigrants in the United States. Gary Miller
[ Alien Borders California Estimated Highest Illegal Immigrants Million Nearly Number Percent Residents Residing States Total United]
My parents regarded school teachers as higher beings, as did many immigrants. Martin Lewis Perl
[ Beings Did Higher Immigrants Many Parents Regarded School Teachers]
Because the truth is, today's immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill. Luis Gutierrez
[ After Because Fill Generation Hardest Hours Immigrants Impossible Jobs Just Longest Lowest Pay Today Truth Work]
The great medley of Oregon and California emigrants, at their camps around Independence, had heard reports that several additional parties were on the point of setting out from St. Joseph's farther to the northward. Francis Parkman
[ Additional Around California Camps Emigrants Farther Great Had Heard Independence Joseph Oregon Out Parties Point Reports Setting Several St Their Were]
I was born in Montreal in 1939, the second son of poor immigrants. Sidney Altman
[ Born Immigrants Montreal Poor Second Son]
Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation. Luis Gutierrez
[ Different Fear History Ignorance Immigrants Nation Old Our Uncertainty]
It appears fashionable these days, and almost politically correct, to blame hard-working immigrants, especially those from Mexico and Central America, for the social and economic ills of our state and nation. Roger Mahony
[ Almost America Appears Blame Central Correct Days Economic Especially Fashionable Hard-Working Ills Immigrants Mexico Nation Our Politically Social State These Those]
We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws. Elton Gallegly
[ Also Immigrants Laws Nation]
Our country stands at a critical point in its history. Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake. Roger Mahony
[ Country Critical Heritage History Immigrants Nation Our Point Stake Stands]
The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English. Bobby Jindal
[ Consider Countries Demonstrate English European Face France French Generation German Immigrants Problem Recent Riots Second Still Themselves Third Where]
Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere. Jean Rhys
[ Away Everywhere Finds Home Homes Immigrants Important Makes More Reading Takes Us]
As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts, but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between $90 billion and $140 billion in Federal, State, and local taxes. Luis Gutierrez
[ Accounts Between Billion Far Federal Find Go Immigrants Income Local Pay Payments Range Sources State Studies Tax Taxes Their Vary]
My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met. Emanuel Celler
[ Catholic Crossing Followed Girl Grandfather Grandmother Had Immigrants Jewish Jumped Met Never Over Overboard Save Ship Sink Started States United]
The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa. Otto Schily
[ Africa Attacks Committed Community Immigrants Local Members Metro Muslim North Paris Region Were]
My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World. Daniel Nathans
[ Came Century Early Freedom Immigrants Jewish New Opportunity Parents Part Russian Seeking States United Wave World Years]
Our Nation's immigration laws are disrespected both by those who cross our borders illegally and by the businesses that hire those illegal immigrants. Steve Israel
[ Borders Both Businesses Cross Disrespected Hire Illegal Illegally Immigrants Immigration Laws Nation Our Those]
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people. Noam Chomsky
[ Aliens Control Crime Fear Immigrants Increase More Mothers Welfare]
That should be our test regarding immigrants. Those who come to America to tear it down or live off of others should not be welcomed. Marvin Olasky
[ America Come Down Immigrants Live Off Others Our Regarding Should Tear Test Those Welcomed]
It was this society and culture that among other things - including economic opportunities here and repression in Europe - attracted subsequent generations of immigrants to this country. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Among Attracted Country Culture Economic Europe Generations Here Immigrants Including Opportunities Other Repression Society Subsequent Things]
A recent Pew Hispanic survey found that more than 70 percent of illegal immigrants from Mexico are interested in a guest-worker program and then returning home. John Shadegg
[ Found Hispanic Home Illegal Immigrants Interested Mexico More Percent Pew Program Recent Returning Survey Than Then]
Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country are from Asia as opposed to Europe. Iris Chang
[ Asia Coming Country Europe Immigrants Most New Now Opposed]
The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every nationality, every creed. We opened them to the immigrants. The Democratic Party is the party of the people. Richard J. Daley
[ Arms Creed Democratic Every Immigrants Nationality Opened Party Them]
A system of cameras and censors are used along the border and interior to help detect the movement of illegal immigrants crossing through the dense brush. Timothy Murphy
[ Along Border Brush Cameras Censors Crossing Dense Detect Help Illegal Immigrants Interior Movement System Through Used]
Immigrants do more than help us win our wars, or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants. Stephen Ambrose
[ Cleaning Ethnic Help Immigrants More Our Restaurants Set Shops Than Up Us Wars Win]
An estimated 7 million illegal immigrants were residing in the United States in January 2000. This is double the size of the illegal immigrant population in January 1990 and constitutes 2.5 percent of the total U.S. population of just over 281 million. Gary Miller
[ Constitutes Double Estimated Illegal Immigrant Immigrants January Just Million Over Percent Population Residing Size States Total United Were]
The United States is historically a nation of immigrants. Charles Rangel
[ Historically Immigrants Nation States United]
Yes, many immigrants cherish the value of choice and opportunity and the value of education more than 7th or 8th generation Americans. Malcolm Wallop
[ Americans Cherish Choice Education Generation Immigrants Many More Opportunity Than Value Yes]
The oath of renunciation and allegiance is a solemn vow taken by thousands of immigrants each year to become a United States citizen. The oath is the fundamental statement of allegiance to the United States, and this allegiance is what unites America. Jim Ryun
[ Allegiance America Become Citizen Each Fundamental Immigrants Oath Renunciation Solemn Statement States Taken Thousands United Unites Vow Year]
It is unacceptable that immigrants, including children, are shackled and detained in deplorable conditions. And it is unacceptable that already this year immigrants have died by the dozens in the California desert or in other parts of the Southwest. Roger Mahony
[ Already California Children Conditions Deplorable Desert Detained Died Dozens Immigrants Including Other Parts Shackled Southwest Unacceptable Year]
Mr. Speaker, our Nation depends on immigrants' labor, and I hope we can create an immigration system as dependable as they are. Luis Gutierrez
[ Create Dependable Depends Hope Immigrants Immigration Labor Mr Nation Our Speaker System]
I for one believe that we absolutely need an improved guest worker program, one that holds immigrants and employers accountable and yet still enables us to get a crop out of the ground in south Georgia. John Linder
[ Absolutely Accountable Believe Crop Employers Enables Georgia Get Ground Guest Holds Immigrants Improved Need Out Program South Still Us Worker Yet]
As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture. Bob Filner
[ Address Congress Continues Contribute Culture Debate Economy Hard-Working Illegal Immigrants Immigration Legal Many Much Must Nation Our Remember Ways]
My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the United States from Ireland. My father never knew his parents. His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth, and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area. George J. Mitchell
[ After Area Birth Boston Died Either Father His Immigrants Ireland Knew Mother Never Orphanages Orphaned Parents Placed Shortly Siblings Son States Sure United Were]
The other aspect of American identity worth focusing on is the concept of America as a nation of immigrants. That certainly is a partial truth. But it is often assumed to be the total truth. Samuel P. Huntington
[ America American Aspect Assumed Certainly Concept Focusing Identity Immigrants Nation Often Other Partial Total Truth Worth]
Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year. It also discourages immigrants from integrating into American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English. Ernest Istook
[ Also American Ballots Benefits Come Costs Discourages Dollars English Every Gaining Immigrants Integrating Into Languages Millions Multiple Printing Society Speaking Year]
First of all, we haven't always welcomed immigrants. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Always First Haven Immigrants Welcomed]
We immigrants can sometimes sound a little hysterical about this because we come from places that have tried this and we know where it leads. Anybody who's lived in countries with socialized health care knows that it becomes the dominant political issue. Mark Steyn
[ Anybody Because Becomes Care Come Countries Dominant Health Hysterical Immigrants Issue Know Knows Leads Little Lived Places Political Socialized Sometimes Sound Tried Where]
Immigrants are people who leave one country, one society, and move to another society. But there has to be a recipient society to which the immigrants move. Samuel P. Huntington
[ Another Country Immigrants Leave Move Recipient Society Which]
The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders. John Linder
[ Around Borders Congress Country Demanded District Get Hold Illegal Immigrants Influx Our Security Tighten Voters]
Therefore, if we are a Nation of laws and a Nation of immigrants, immigration should occur within a legal framework, not through the machinations of illegal schemes and scams that threaten our national security. J. D. Hayworth
[ Framework Illegal Immigrants Immigration Laws Legal Nation National Occur Our Scams Schemes Security Should Therefore Threaten Through Within]
Four men are missing; R., Sorel and two emigrants. They set out this morning after buffalo, and have not yet made their appearance; whether killed or lost, we cannot tell. Francis Parkman
[ After Appearance Buffalo Cannot Emigrants Four Killed Lost Made Men Missing Morning Out Set Tell Their Two Whether Yet]
We are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. Bob Inglis
[ Immigrants Laws Nation]
Instead, California is one of only 10 states that provides in-state college and university tuition to illegal immigrants. That's grossly unfair to a legal high school student who moves out of California for a year, then returns to attend college. Elton Gallegly
[ Attend California College Grossly High Illegal Immigrants Instead Legal Moves Only Out Provides Returns School States Student Then Tuition Unfair University Year]
In addition to the dread of Indians, Texas held out no inducements for Mexican emigrants. William H. Wharton
[ Addition Dread Emigrants Held Indians Mexican Out Texas]
The descendants of European immigrants do not govern the United States of America today. The foreign and domestic policies of the country are made by the Jews and their lackeys. Julius Streicher
[ America Country Descendants Domestic European Foreign Govern Immigrants Jews Lackeys Made Policies States Their Today United]
In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually improves homeland security by allowing our government to track who is in our borders. Joe Baca
[ Actually Allowing Borders Fact Government Homeland Immigrants Improves Licenses Our Security Track]
Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States. In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants, criminals and terrorists. Consular cards also are easily forged. Elton Gallegly
[ Also Attempt Card Cards Consular Criminals Determine Easily Fact Forged Illegal Immigrants Legally Make Need Obtaining Offices Only Person States Terrorists These United Whether]
My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds. Ernest Istook
[ Ability America Around Backgrounds Bilingual Come Common Different Diversity English Even Father Grew Immigrants Our Principles Son Spoke Strength Taught Unite Up]
The current diversity visa program does a disservice to our immigration policy and to those immigrants who have moved through the more traditional process that allows them to lawfully reside in this country. William L. Jenkins
[ Allows Country Current Disservice Diversity Does Immigrants Immigration More Moved Our Policy Process Program Reside Them Those Through Traditional Visa]
The culture is going into a psychological depression. We are concerned about our place in the world, about being competitive: Will my children have as much as I have? Will I ever own my own home? How can I pay for a new car? Are immigrants taking away my white world? James Hillman
[ Away Being Car Children Competitive Concerned Culture Depression Ever Going Home How Immigrants Into Much New Our Own Pay Place Psychological Taking White Will World]
As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations. Jan Schakowsky
[ American Better Come Create Families First Firsthand Future Generation Generations Immigrants Jewish Life Nation Order Their Themselves Witnessed]
The Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants. Nathan Deal
[ Babies Billion Born Center Cost Each Expense Found Illegal Immigrants Immigration Large Part States Stems Studies Taxpayer United Year]
As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas, cities halfway across America have begun to see an influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment. Spencer Bachus
[ Across America Available Begun Border Cities Decreased Employment Halfway Illegal Immigrants Influx Jobs Number Search See States Texas]
Births to illegal immigrants now account for nearly one out of every ten births in the United States. Nathan Deal
[ Account Births Every Illegal Immigrants Nearly Now Out States Ten United]