Top 666 Immigration Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Immigration Quotes from famous people such as Samuel P. Huntington, Joe Arpaio, Lauren Southern, Jose Antonio Vargas, Pete Gallego, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Much of what we now consider to be problems concerning

Much of what we now consider to be problems concerning immigration and assimilation really concern Mexican immigration and assimilation.
Samuel P. Huntington
I will continue to enforce all the laws, including illegal immigration. Nothing changes.
Joe Arpaio
I don’t know why legal immigration even exists anymore when I can just put on some bronzer, get on a dingy boat, and just show up at the beaches of Sicily with the Koran in my hand.
Lauren Southern
Everyone has an opinion when it comes to immigration – strong, intense opinions.
Jose Antonio Vargas
I think ‘immigration’ is a bad word for many Republicans.
Pete Gallego
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.
Laura Ingraham
Donald Trump believes in nation-state democracy; Hillary Clinton used the E.U. as a prototype for a larger global union. Donald Trump believes in sensible immigration controls.
Nigel Farage
We need legal immigration as an alternative to illegal immigration and a way of getting the millions of unauthorized immigrants already here to get legal and get in compliance with our laws.
Luis Gutierrez
Immigration, of course, in New Hampshire is – it’s not something that you see every day. It’s not like talking about it in Texas, where people have a much more explicit sense of it.
Evan Osnos
Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation’s immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world.
Chris Chocola
Asylum under the traditional definition doesn’t necessarily include people coming here for economic reasons, but I think one of the biggest things we need to do is expand legal immigration so people can do that legally.
Katie Hill
David Cameron set impossible targets and relentlessly portrayed immigration as a social burden while pursuing an economic strategy that suppressed wages. It did not end well for him, nor, more importantly, for the country.
Owen Jones
To suggest that immigration is the exclusive domain of the federal government, disallowing partnerships with local law enforcement, defies the will of Congress, not to mention reality. Numerous local jurisdictions have laws on the books dealing with immigration in a variety of ways.
Asa Hutchinson
Liberals from California to Washington are fighting President Trump on illegal immigration.
Matt Rosendale
Following the war in Europe a large increase of European immigration to the United States is to be expected, of which the largest part is and always has been made up of men skilled in farming.
Arthur Capper
It’s clear that we need comprehensive immigration reform.
Bob Inglis
The U.S. immigration system is the most generous in the world, providing each year more green cards for legal permanent residence with a clear path to full citizenship than all the rest of the nations of the world combined.
Jan C. Ting
It would be unwise for the modern Republican Party to come across as hostile to immigration. That has been the losing position in American history for 200 years.
Grover Norquist
The conflict between the creatures of Native Lore and the immigration of the European preternatural hosts is hinted at in ‘Blood Bound’ and reflects the conflicts between the human immigrants and the Indian people who were already here.
Patricia Briggs
People sort of misinterpret the immigration story. I often hear people say that, well, you know, they emigrate to another country for a better life. That is not what the story of the immigrant is. They go to another country to provide opportunities for the next generation.
Angelos Postecoglou
America draws tremendous strength from its diversity, which prompts the question, as Congress contemplates comprehensive immigration reform, why are some lawmakers aiming to curb diversity instead of promoting it?
Cedric Richmond
The Brexit thing says it all. It’s all to do with immigration and the people that have voted to leave the EU… for me, it’s because of racism, because they don’t want people coming into our country.
Andre Gray
I think the key to getting rid of illegal immigration, no matter where its coming from, is that you need to have a good legal apparatus for immigration.
Rand Paul
Send me to Washington, and if I can’t make a difference, I’ll voluntarily come back after just one term. Cut the deficit, slash illegal immigration in half, fix our horrific tax system – or I’ll come home and help find somebody that can. That’s my product guarantee.
Robert Blaha
Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
Jan C. Ting
I always thought I’d become an immigration lawyer.
Su-chin Pak
I am thankful that Brooklyn, a community of more than 2.6 million people of which nearly half speak a language other than English at home, stands as a shining example of how immigration and diversity have made us a safer and stronger place to live, work, and experience the American dream.
Eric Adams
I fear that in the next century we will have many more Muslims in the United States if we do not adopt the strict immigration policies that I believe are necessary to preserve the values and beliefs traditional to the United States of America and to prevent our resources from being swamped.
Virgil Goode
Passing comprehensive immigration reform and making DACA and DAPA permanent will free people from living in the shadows of fear from deportation to be able to pursue higher education, buy homes, start businesses, and expand our economy and strengthen the communities of the 10th district and our nation.
Brad Schneider
Unless the immigration issue is tackled in a constructive way, Mexico and the United States will probably revert to a historic cycle of confrontation and recrimination.
Denise Dresser
America has an obligation to secure its borders, but it is wrong to pass laws that treat human beings as something less than human. If my father were alive, he would be in the forefront of the struggle for a fair and humane reform of our immigration laws.
Martin Luther King III
Immigration reform is for those thousands of people in

Immigration reform is for those thousands of people in my district and the millions of people across the country who want nothing more than to work hard, provide for their families, and reach for the American Dream.
Jan Schakowsky
People don’t appreciate the extent to which we’ve set in motion a substantial and long-overdue change to U.S. immigration policy, simply by directing the DHS to use existing laws and authorities.
Stephen Miller
The removal of people of Japanese descent from their homes and their incarceration in camps were executed with the same sort of political calculus of fear and bigotry that Mr. Trump is using to redefine American immigration policy.
Michiko Kakutani
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
With President Obama restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba, the immigration preferential treatment given to Cubans… no longer makes sense.
Blake Farenthold
I respect those who openly advocate for unlimited immigration to the United States. Open borders is an intellectually coherent, defensible position.
Jan C. Ting
Democrats and Republicans agree on most of a unified, politically viable, and workable immigration reform package. Both parties agree that border security is a key part of any strategy.
Luis Gutierrez
One way to stop illegal immigration is a border wall.
John Kennedy
Immigration is an emotional issue. And it ought to be an emotional issue because it affects people’s lives.
Stephen Miller
It is obvious, our country has failed to provide two basic things which are the two main drivers of immigration, which are the lack of economic opportunity and a lack of security.
Nayib Bukele
Leaving the single market, making communities poorer and more alienated, is not the way to deal with public concerns about immigration, most of which comes from outside the E.U.
Chuka Umunna
In 2008, Damian Green, then shadow immigration minister, had his parliamentary office raided without a warrant, by the Metropolitan police, after he was implicated in leaking Home Office documents that were politically embarrassing to the then Labour government.
Crispin Blunt
Let me state the obvious. Illegal immigration is illegal, duh.
John Kennedy
It’s great that Trump has engendered a heated debate over illegal immigration and our open borders.
Tom Tancredo
We deserve quality jobs that pay a living wage, lower college tuition, action on climate change, and comprehensive immigration reform.
Joe Garcia
Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
Jan C. Ting
My father gave me an old Olympia portable when I was in fourth grade. Our ancestors came from Ireland. Our family stories of immigration helped me understand more about my characters in ‘The Lemon Orchard.’
Luanne Rice
We owe an historic debt to American Indians. They have a unique set of concerns that haven’t been addressed, and I’d like to stand with them. Also, I’d like to get their views on immigration.
Al Franken
We should have no immigration at all for a certain time. Then we can look again.
Pim Fortuyn
We should be the pro-legal immigration party. A party that has a positive platform and agenda on how we can create a legal immigration system that works for immigrants and works for America.
Marco Rubio