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Immigration Quotes

Immigration is the practice of people moving from one place to another, generally to a territory that is far away from the migrants’ native land. Globalization has not only relaxed trade regulations, but have also played a significant role in the sharp increase in immigration. The reasons behing Immigration could be anything from economic needs to education and increase in the standard of living, in general. The flow of immigration is always towards the developed and developing countries as people tend to move there in search of greener pastures, a poverty-free environment, persecution and other ills that are the bane of third world countries.

Historically, the USA has been and still is the 'Mecca of Immigration', where outsiders constitute approximately 13% of the population. This trend which has become the reason why America is known as the 'Country of Immigrants'.  If we look at an immigrant’s life, it could be quite exciting going to be in a new country, explore its norms and culture. Whereas, on the flip side, culture shock and a feeling of hostility can make it quite difficult for a person to adapt himself/herself to a new environment. Below are a few interesting immigration quotations and sayings.

Gavin McInnes

I'm against immigration.

Before ICE, we had Immigration and Naturalization Services, but it wasn't until about 1999 that we chose to criminalize immigration at all. And then, once ICE was established, we really kind of militarized that enforcement to a degree that was previously unseen in the United States.

Laura Ingraham

Recent history shows that leaders in both parties are fanatics on the topic of immigration, and they cannot be trusted to effectively enforce any significant border measure.

Kamala Harris

We need to pass comprehensive immigration reform, period.

Keir Starmer

As we exit the E.U., there must be a new approach to immigration that has the consent of the British people and is managed in their interests.

Justin Trudeau

One of the reasons why Canadians are generally positively inclined towards immigration is we've seen over decades, over generations, that it works.

Stellan Skarsgard

The countries where you have the most fear of immigrants are the countries where you have the least immigration.

Mike Pence

I am very supportive of Donald Trump's call to temporarily suspend immigration from countries where terrorists influence and impact represents a threat to the United States.

Barack Obama

When states like Alabama and Arizona passed some of the harshest immigration laws in history, my Attorney General took them on in court and we won.