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.