Quotes: immigration

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  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Although more than 500 million maritime containers move around the world each year, accounting for 90 per cent of international trade, only 2 per cent are inspected. Strengthening customs and immigration systems is essential.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
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    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.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
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    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.
  • However, I don't doubt that a wave of immigration will come to Poland.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    If we build the legal immigration system better, then they come here, and we'll have a whole lot less illegal immigration.
  • Immigration specifically was laid out in the Congress, giving the power of Congress to create a uniform system of naturalization.
  • Agnes E. Meyer
    Agnes E. Meyer
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    It is not more people that are needed in the world but better people, physically, morally and mentally. This question of raising the quality of our American population must also be taken into account in the question of immigration.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
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    It's also very important in Latin America. If we can deal with the drug problem there, some of their strife there, it's less likely we have immigration problems here.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
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    More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.
  • My message on immigration is that the people who want to come to this country, by and large, even those who have done it illegally, are coming for the right reasons, not to take advantage of our welfare system.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    Obama wants to raise the issue of immigration reform so that he can demonize Republicans as anti-Hispanic. That's why Obama ignores the broad support for an immigration plan that would provide border security once and for all and then deal with the illegal immigrants who live here.
  • Carl I. Hagen
    Carl I. Hagen
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    The immigration must be limited, that is, first and foremost the foreign cultural one.
    Source: About immigration, Islam etc. Interviewed in Aftenposten (13 November 2005)
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
    Al Sharpton
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    The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach 'one language.' No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
  • Bob Menendez
    Bob Menendez
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    There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
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    These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools.
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