Immigration Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old immigration quotes, immigration sayings, and immigration proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner.     

Roger Mahony

The most effective way to stop illegal immigration is by imposing severe consequences for employers who violate the law.     

Karen Kenney

Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship.     

Joe Baca

Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.

Theodore Roosevelt

The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.     

Chuck Palahniuk

A simple way to take measure of a country is to look at how many want in.. And how many want out.

Tony Blair

Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component of economic growth.

Dave Reichert

The economic impact of illegal immigration on taxpayers is catastrophic.     

Ric Keller

Immigration is one of the leading contributors to population growth.     

Paul Watson

Illegal immigration can never be completely stopped, no matter how high the wall or how many patrol agents you have watching it.     

Gail Collins

Immigration laws are the only laws that are discussed in terms of how to help people who break them.     

Thomas Sowell

Immigration is the sincerest form of flattery.

Jack Paar

Immigration isn't always good for the economy or jobs.     

Geoff Mulgan

Immigration is a good thing. We should make that as easy as possible.

Gary Johnson

Whenever I write about immigration, I hear heart-wrenching stories of computer workers who are unemployed and facing severe hardship.     

Vivek Wadhwa

Immigration comes up, but the issue that is on everybody's mind is the economy.

Mario Diaz-Balart

Immigration is a sensitive topic.     

Mario Diaz-Balart

I'm in favor of immigration but we also need rules.     

Gary Ackerman

Immigration should be enforced in a proportional and humane manner.     

Roger Mahony

We must make immigration a legal, orderly process to eliminate this issue, not further criminalize it.     

Jose Serrano

I'm not saying we need to stop immigration at all; people can come from wherever.

Jeb Bradley

Immigration enthusiasts are so hysterical.     

Peter Brimelow

At the very end, what is going to happen is that immigration will be reduced considerably. And how can we get to that stage? By agreements on sectors.     

Vicente Fox

Immigration is a gateway basically. It's a check-off point for Latino voters.

Jeb Bush

I support legal immigration. I don't support amnesty because it is not fair to people standing in line at consulates around the world.     

Heather Wilson

While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework, I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here.     

Kit Bond

On immigration, there are a lot of hurdles before anything arrives at the White House.     

Gwen Ifill

I had fought against the unjust restriction of immigration.     

Emanuel Celler

If you have a solution to immigration, it is possible to come home and defend it.     

Lamar Alexander

Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.

Thomas Sowell

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