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George W. Bush
Unfortunately, the United States has not been in complete control of its borders for decades, and, therefore, illegal immigration has been on the rise. We have a responsibility to address these challenges. We have a responsibility to enforce our laws. We have a responsibility to secure our borders.feedback
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Oct 26 2017
The latest person who has talked about Immigration is Donald J. Trump: “Some of the people that he may be looking at, I'm going to see if we talk him out of that, because frankly, they're great people. I've had tough primaries almost every time I've run, mostly because of the position I've taken on immigration. People will say, Well I can get to the right of Jeff on immigration.' But we came out all right.”. You’ll find on this page all the other quotes of Donald J. Trump and all the other people that have spoken about Immigration. You can select these people and their quotes by date, by name, and you can easily have access to the articles from which they originated.
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Brigitte Amiri

Every step of the way, the Trump administration has shown their true colours in this case. It's clear that their anti-woman, anti-abortion, anti-immigration agenda is unchecked by basic decency or even the bounds of the law. No one should have to go to court to get a safe, legal abortion.feedback

Jeff Flake

I have children and grandchildren to answer to, and so, Mr. President, I will not be complicit. It is clear at this moment that a traditional conservative who believes in limited government and free markets, who is devoted to free trade and who is pro-immigration, has a narrower and narrower path to nomination in the Republican Party – the party that for so long has defined itself by belief in those things. Mr. President, I rise today to say, enough.feedback

Laura Steer

When you hear conversations about immigration and immigration policies, it's rare that you hear about the impacts on kids being discussed. These kids are going to be our future leaders, our future workforce. We need them to be successful if we are going to be successful as a country.feedback

Michael R. Bloomberg

Whatever London and the UK's relationship to the EU proves to be, London's language, timezone, talent, infrastructure and culture all position it to grow as a global capital for years to come. We are very optimistic about London's future and we are really excited to be a part of it. They didn't have an immigration problem and they didn't need control of their borders. They have the English Channel – that gave them control of their borders.feedback

Stephen Kinnock

The government is making an utter shambles of negotiations. My party, united under Jeremy Corbyn and with no Europhobic baggage, is Britain’s only hope. Brexit is often portrayed as just another episode in the long-running and seemingly endless Tory soap opera about Europe – who’s up, who’s down, and who is stabbing whom in the back this week. But the reality is that the outcome of these negotiations will define the future trajectory of our country. From jobs to the value of the pound in your pocket, national security, immigration, food safety and supply, public services funding, employment rights and environmental standards, these talks will shape almost every area of daily life for generations to come.feedback

Nisha Agarwal

Being a sanctuary city does not mean that you are out of compliance or trying to violate federal law in any way.feedback

Ilya Somin

One of the issues at stake in the ongoing litigation over President Trump’s travel ban executive orders is the extent to which judges should give special deference to the president in cases involving immigration and national security. The administration and its defenders argue for sweeping deference of a kind that would not be accorded in other constitutional cases. Such claims are far from unique to Trump and the travel ban cases. But they are wrong nonetheless. Rejecting special deference does not mean that all national security and immigration policies should be subject to a high level of judicial scrutiny. Many need not be. it simply means such policies should not get a blanket exemption from the kind of judicial review applied to similar policies in other fields.feedback

George W. Bush

Bullying and prejudice in our public life sets a national tone, provides permission for cruelty and bigotry, and compromises the moral education of children. The only way to pass along civic values is to first live up to them. Why are we deliberately trying to misunderstand each other, and be cruel to each other and put each other down? That's not who we are. We've seen nationalism distorted into nativism, forgotten the dynamism that immigration has always brought to America.feedback

Doris Meissner

The deeper point is they don't want people here from other countries for humanitarian reasons. They don't see these various elements of immigration policy as particularly positive for the U.S., or as a broader expression of our values and image in the world.feedback

Barack Obama

Look, we all have valid concerns about crime. We have legitimate concerns and even legitimate differences of how to manage immigration in a way that is orderly and fair. But the fact ism crime and illegal immigration are as low as they've been in decades. And Ralph's opoonent knows it. He has gone on record in the past, condemnng the same kind of rhetoric that he's using right now.feedback

George W. Bush

Too often, we judge other groups by their worst examples, while judging ourselves by our best intentions, forgetting the image of God we should see in each other. We've seen nationalism distorted into nativism, and forgotten the dynamism that immigration has always brought to America.feedback

Barack Obama

We have folks who are deliberately trying to get folks angry, to demonize people with different ideas, to get the base all riled up because it provides a short-term tactical advantage. If you have to win a campaign by dividing people you're not going to be able to govern them. You won't be able to unite them if that's how you start. Ralph Northam believes we should have an orderly immigration system, that we should crack down on criminals and gangs. We don't rise up by repeating the past, we rise up from learning from the past.feedback

Gretchen Carlson

I think that that was a teachable moment for millions of parents across the country. And that's what I did. I showed that video [to my kids]. And I said, This is not how you treat a human being.' And I don't care what political policies you agree with: taxes, immigration. Who cares? Sexual harassment is apolitical. When somebody harasses you, they don't ask you what political party you're in before they do it, and this is why we should all care. And this is why human decency supersedes any political policy.feedback

Jennifer Rubin

The Trump administration’s economic ignorance at times seems like quackery. Unlike virtually every credible economic source and policy maven, it asserts that trade and immigration are bad, protectionism is good and gigantic debt doesn’t matter. It perpetuates long-ago debunked tax myths (e.g. tax cuts pay for themselves) and postulates ridiculous levels of growth from a plan that will increase the debt by trillions. But nothing quite tops the latest revelation.feedback

Donald J. Trump

Some of the people that he may be looking at, I'm going to see if we talk him out of that, because frankly, they're great people. I've had tough primaries almost every time I've run, mostly because of the position I've taken on immigration. People will say, Well I can get to the right of Jeff on immigration.' But we came out all right.feedback

Sandra Gutierrez

The other women in the center told me that there was someone else from Honduras who I might know, but I wasn't sure who they were talking about. And then one day we went to lunch, and there they were.feedback

Steve McPherson - Amazon.com

Where there is a strong engineering presence and opportunity, at some point it makes more sense to go to the market itself and establish an office there.feedback

Bismarck Lepe - Wizeline

This may be a good soft landing for people who are incredibly well prepared and may be able to take advantage of building their American Dream back in Mexico.feedback

Karen Musalo

It is clearly troubling when you have these kinds of gross disparities. These are life or death matters. ... Whether you win or whether you lose shouldn't depend on the roll of the dice of which judge gets your case.feedback

Sandra Gutierrez

Before, no one wanted to say anything about the gangs. We were the brave ones. The previous president was a man, so we thought, We are women, they won't do anything to us.feedback

Sandra Gutierrez

They said they knew I was involved in the parents' association. They said they would kill me and my children. I began to panic and shake. I thought, I have to go now. I am not going to risk my child's life.feedback

Jeanne Shaheen

They are filling jobs that are important. Replacing them is not easy.feedback

Shawn Neudauer

The executive order that President Trump signed in January changed everything.feedback

Jeanne Shaheen

It's totally inconsistent with American values. This is a country that was born of people that were fleeing religious persecution.feedback

Jacklyn Lele

It's very stressful. My son does not really want to go over there, he keeps saying 'I'm American.feedback

Pepijn Bergsen

Mr Kurz has tapped into frustrations around this and around the European migrant crisis by emulating much of the FPO's (far-right) platform. This will not be the first time that the FPO has been in power. The coalition is likely to push immigration and integration policy further to the right. This is likely to lead to more tensions with other EU members and Austria is likely to move closer to the Visegrad 4 states (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) within the context of the EU.feedback

Josef Redl

The party saw him as a Messiah, a young man who was going to come and be their savior. All he campaigned on was immigration, and he got away with it.feedback

Laurence Olins

When I saw that interview, my mouth dropped and I thought this needs to be addressed. I was just horrified. It is just indicative of the un-coordinated way the government is approaching Brexit. Our farmers are unable to find labour this year, never mind post-Brexit. This is the environment secretary. Mention immigration to them and they go absolutely rigid and say the only people who can speak on this issue is the home secretary, Amber Rudd, or Theresa May.feedback

Gary Younge

Humans have always travelled, but barriers are lifted for capital while, for the global poor, borders are made ever tougher to cross. When I was a teenager I went to West Berlin with my local youth orchestra to take part in an Anglo-German cultural exchange. It was 1983 and the wall was up. As we toured the city over 10 days, we would keep butting into this grotesque cold war installation blocking our way, and butting up against my 14-year-old’s defence of socialism.feedback

Sebastian Kurz

If I am asked, I will carry out talks and try make possible the changes that Austria really needs, first the tax cuts for working people, making our social welfare system more secure and fighting illegal immigration that endangers the order and security in our country.feedback

Jeff Flake

A conservative is conservative in demeanor and comportment – not just policy. And the way you conduct foreign policy as a conservative is that you are steady and measured and predictable. And that's not what we have now. I'm a conservative in, I think, the traditional sense of the word: a Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan conservative that believes in limited government, economic freedom, free trade, pro-immigration. That's the kind of conservative I am, and that's my record.feedback

Andrej Babis

We must institute reform to deal with the problems surrounding security, immigration and the four freedoms: the free movement of goods, capital, services, and labour.feedback

Andrej Babis

I'm a Czech politician. I care about Czech people. For them we must reform the EU and stop illegal immigration. We have these sanctions against Russia, but what is the result?feedback

Lorna Hall

Lots of brands are deciding to take a stand around certain things because they believe that their customers would want them to.feedback

Peter Ruis

Why has the word immigrant been demonised, when it simply means coming to live in another country? People who work for us are leaving every day. Some have had abuse in the street, either because of how they look or because of their accent.feedback

Peter Ruis

Everything we buy [from overseas] is 20% more expensive and that has created a big challenge for our business model.feedback

Lorna Hall

Artists and creative people are reacting to the fact that some of the rights and ideas that we have taken for granted are coming under threat. Fashion is really sensitive to the wider world.feedback

Charles Seger

These kinds of campaigns can raise awareness and make people have more positive attitudes towards immigration. We know from psychology that very subtle cues can shape people's attitudes even if they are not aware of it. People become more accepting … if they see immigration in a positive, non-threatening context.feedback

Sadiq Khan

We couldn't agree more that people need to see the debt that we owe to immigration.feedback

Peter Ruis

I'm not trying to speak for all my customers or the people who work for us … but [I] want to start a conversation from the point of view where immigration is seen as a positive thing. We are all part of a vibrant, tolerant, global Britain. These are things we believe in as a brand.feedback

Charles Seger

It's like the nudge theory guy Richard Thaler, who won the Nobel prize last week – small things can have big consequences further down the line.feedback

Carrie Lam

But I want to clarify any worries or misunderstanding that this whole matter of immigration is now being taken over by the Central People's Government – that's certainly, definitely not the case. Decisions of this nature will not be taken arbitrarily, there must be clear evidence.feedback

Katie Warner

Mr Westerberg meets the requirements of the immigration rules and qualifies for leave to remain here. [The exemption] is met because his partner is a British citizen and because he has a genuine and subsisting parental relationship with his children, who are British citizens under the age of 18.feedback

Carrie Lam

I can't exclude any possibility because immigration matters will change depending on the case.feedback

Jeff Sessions

This suggests they knew their asylum claims lacked merit and that their claim of fear was simply a ruse to enter the country illegally. The system is being gamed. The credible fear process was intended to be a lifeline for persons facing serious persecution. But it has become an easy ticket to illegal entry into the United States. We also have dirty immigration lawyers who are encouraging their otherwise unlawfully present clients to make false claims of asylum providing them with the magic words needed to trigger the credible fear process.feedback

Sadiq Khan

The Government's long-term position on access to talent remains vague. And that's putting it kindly. But what's clear is that one of the Government's primary motivations is to come out the other end looking 'tough on immigration'. This approach risks putting short-term politics ahead of our economic stability - something that would not only lead to enormous consequences for the livelihoods of millions of people. But would go down as one of the most severe, irresponsible and selfish mistakes by any political party in decades.feedback

Jessica Vaughan

It seems like a low-drama pick. It's a little concerning that she seems to have little background in immigration security and policy, but those individual agencies are in good hands already, and there is a strong core of career managers.feedback

Brandon Lewis

The Government believes it is right to provide the specific group of survivors who are eligible for limited leave to remain under the dedicated immigration policy greater certainty over their long-term future in the UK, subject to their continued eligibility and the necessary security and criminality and fraud checks being met.feedback

David Wood

I don't think they can cope. Right across the immigration system I don't think it's ever been greatly well resourced, and it's becoming tighter and tighter and budgets are getting reduced and reduced. I think that has a bit of a worry going forward, because with the pressure on resources they will be quite easy candidates for removal from the UK, quite frankly.feedback

Jeff Sessions

This plan will work. If followed it will produce an immigration system with integrity and one in which we can take pride. Perhaps the best result will be that unlawful attempts to enter will continue their dramatic decline. I applaud President Trump and urge Congress to listen to the American people and swiftly pass these commonsense proposals into law. The Department of Justice stands ready to continue making our neighborhoods and communities safe and secure again.feedback

Giorgia Meloni

We believe Italian citizenship cannot be a concession or automatic. It devastates the culture, devastates tourism, devastates security, devastates everything.feedback

John Cornyn

I think the problem is once we start getting into the legal immigration debate, and what the appropriate fixes are, then we are in danger of getting back into the comprehensive immigration reform debate, which leaves us basically empty handed.feedback

Mary Bono

He, of all presidents, should understand that. I believe that at the end of the day, he's going to recognize how important this is to him and the businesses he's been successful at.feedback

Tom Davis

If ever there was room for a deal, it's on DACA. You'll see a deal at the end of the day. But they've got to go through the dance first. If Trump puts his blessing on this thing, I think it takes off all the pressure.feedback

Mary Bono

Depending on how it's done, there's great risk in it being divisive. Some members are a little bit afraid to take a position because they don't know where the leadership is...When the playbook keeps shifting, you're the only one left twisting in the wind at the end.feedback

Lindsey Graham

The one thing, I tell you, that we can't do, in my view, is fail.feedback

Jo Anne Lyon

We need divine intervention for God to move people's hearts. My prayer is, thaw the frozen hearts.feedback

Nancy Pelosi

There is always in the background, what leverage do we have? But it isn't anything that has to be pronounced. It is there.feedback

Luis V. Gutiérrez

I hope the meal was grand because it is obvious today that Donald Trump is not keeping his word. This is the glue that keeps them together, their adamant anti-immigrant policy, and you're going to need a powerful political tool in order to dislodge them.feedback

Chuck Schumer

The $64,000 question is, is the president backing off what he said he would do to Leader Pelosi and I? And there are signs that he is. But what we are saying is very simple: If the president has changed his mind and if he's doing an about-face from what he told us, he ought to say it now. Not just prolong this. We will try to find other ways to help the Dreamers.feedback

Art Acevedo

It's great to have legislation, but I want to see results. We've had legislation on a lot of good policies. But what we want is to see it passed.feedback

Mark Krikorian

I am pleased to see that they've laid out the elements of constructive immigration changes, assuming this is all correct. What we still don't know is how hard a bargain they're going to drive. Where's the red line in negotiating for a DACA fix?feedback

Thom Tillis

If Congress has proven an extraordinary ability to do anything, it's to fail at comprehensive immigration reform.feedback

Dick Durbin

Please do not put the burden on the Dreamers to accept every aspect of comprehensive immigration reform to get a chance to become citizens of the United States. That's too much to ask.feedback

Susana Castillo

But the program already faces considerable pressure from certain Republican foes of immigration in Congress, and due to the District's lack of statehood, we are always vulnerable to congressional interference.feedback

Stanley Greenberg

Immigration is a powerful issue for these Trump voters, representing a demand that citizens come before noncitizens, Americans before foreigners, and that we take care of home first before abroad.feedback

Ann Coulter

At this point, who DOESN'T want Trump impeached? If we're not getting a wall, I'd prefer President Pence.feedback

William A. Galston - The Brookings Institution

Surveys show broad bipartisan agreement on the basics—and Congress should listen.feedback

Alan Duncan

The manner in which the campaign was fought stirred up a lot of sentiment amongst people who were not habitual voters, particularly on the issue of immigration. You could feel blue-collar, urban, traditional Labour opinion going viral for Leave. They were stirred up by an image of immigration which made them angry and made them throw a bit of a tantrum.feedback

Samuel A. Alito

It's quite something to find six months in the Constitution. Where does it say six months in the Constitution? Why is it six? Why isn't it seven? Why isn't it five? Why isn't it eight?feedback

Tyler Q. Houlton

Mr. Dougherty was not stating administration policy or the President's views. The White House will be issuing its priorities for immigration reform in the coming week.feedback

Elliot Schrage - Facebook

Roughly 25% of the ads were never shown to anyone. That's because advertising auctions are designed so that ads reach people based on relevance, and certain ads may not reach anyone as a result. Most of the ads appear to focus on divisive social and political messages across the ideological spectrum, touching on topics from LGBT matters to race issues to immigration to gun rights. A number of them appear to encourage people to follow Pages on these issues.feedback

Satya Nadella - Microsoft

A comprehensive immigration reform–that again, speaks to our interests as a nation, what makes us stronger, what makes us more competitive, I think is much needed. The idea that you have to give up your green card to get an H1-B is, in retrospect, silly. And so therefore let us in fact take the reform so that it works for us, both our security but as well as our competitiveness.feedback

James Farrar

TFL did not stand up for workers' rights. It sent a clear signal: With or without Uber, the door is wide open to operate with these conditions.feedback

Malcolm Shaffron

How do you check the criminal record of someone who is fresh off the boat from Sudan or from the desert of Ethiopia?feedback

Samir Sahel

What about us? Are we not part of the working class? We never even acknowledge each other. That's how serious the tension is.feedback

James Farrar

All these people say they're championing the working class but what they really mean is they're championing the white working class.feedback

Andrianna Campbell

Because the Brooklyn Museum is a nonpartisan space and these objects were being made for sale in the shop, there are certain terms the artists could not use and certain names we could not mention. But more importantly, this allowed for a breadth of creativity from the artists and allowed us to address the state of our democracy, freedom of speech, climate change, the immigration ban – big-tent issues. To see these symbols out in the world will sustain people's hopes.feedback

Jim Carrey

A "willingness to continue to date and support her, including helping her retain an immigration attorney to assist her in obtaining legal residency.feedback

Roy Villarreal

Today marks a significant milestone for the U.S. Border Patrol and Customs Protection in the implementation of the President's executive order on border security and immigration improvement.feedback

Alex Padilla

The Golden State will no longer be relegated to last place in the presidential nominating process. California's primary will officially be in prime time. Candidates will not be able to ignore the largest, most diverse state in the nation as they seek our country's highest office. California has been a leader time and time again on the most important issues facing our country – including immigration, education, and the environment. The Prime Time Primary Act will help ensure that issues important to Californians are prioritized by presidential candidates from all political parties.feedback

Jeff Sessions

To win this multi-front war against rising crime, we need to use every lawful tool we have.feedback

Werner Patzelt

In the west a multicultural society of immigration is seen as a cultural achievement whereas in the east it's seen as a threat.feedback

David Leopold

Persecuting cities because they are following the constitution and making sure they don't violate people's rights takes it down to a new level of low. This makes communities less safe.feedback

Jorge Field - US Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Laws created under the guise to protect immigrants who are here to better their lives are being used by criminal elements to protect themselves. Having to make these arrests in public puts more people in danger.feedback

Hans Vorländer

It's diffuse concerns, not specific concerns. But the migration question became the magnifying glass that focused everything and made these problems visible.feedback

Peter W. Schulze

The freedom was much better than being walled in. Now I want to immigrate into a better Germany again, except it doesn't exist.feedback

Siegfried Deinege

The AfD has now become the top political force in the region and that can and should be seen as a warning sign.feedback

Octavian Ursu

Politicians have a duty to be honest, because we can't promise everything possible and more.feedback

Duncan Hunter

I told Trump that if you want to look at a model, it's done, it's in San Diego where you have almost no illegal immigration. Call it a fence, call it a wall. It's completely changed the area and made the border safe to live.feedback

Satya Nadella - Microsoft

We always had equal pay for equal work, but it's more about equal opportunity for equal work. I don't want us to be only talking about high-skilled immigration. There's one other quality the United States has, which is a real currency in the world, and that's being a bastion of hope for all the people who need it most. Both of those need to be reserved in any immigration policy that we come up with.feedback

Tom Kite

He rolled it out and said, Here is the Lower Manhattan skyline and here's the old immigration clearinghouse on Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty off to the left, and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge reaching over the New York Bay behind it that connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn, and here's our site,' . And it was like, Whoa.' I said, You've got to be kidding me.' . We are PGA pros. You have to be able to bitch a little bit. If you can't do it, you can't get your Tour card.feedback

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

We will be putting out specific principles that the White House supports and would like to see done legislatively.feedback

Johannes Angermuller

It was a very difficult situation. I felt uncomfortable that it was anonymous and I wasn't sure what was being asked of me. I felt they were treating me like an immigration officer.feedback

Frank-Christian Hansel

We have a lot of migration because of economic reasons so our party's position… we don't want to have mass immigration because of economic reasons and this is a point we've always made.feedback

Margo Schlanger

Congress decided that it didn't want an immigration system that played favourites among countries.feedback

Alexandra Shapiro - USA Network

The immigration experience gave me the drive. That's an experience where you really have to fight to win and you have to fight to put bread on the table.feedback

John Delury

They should have checked if there is North Korean immigration before they banned it. Why are you banning something that doesn't exist?feedback

Tarik Abou-Chadi

The last year really did mark a collapse of the social democrats across Europe, as the immigration debate gained momentum. Many European social democratic parties are quite divided on the issue of immigration, which is why they are refraining from discussing it. It also probably has to do with the fact that Theresa May is so deeply unpopular among many in Britain. Of course, Germany's Merkel is in a far different position.feedback

Clive Lewis

Ultimately, that kind of clarity can only come from a democratic process inside our party – and members must be trusted to have that debate. Brexit and immigration are difficult issues and it's understandable that people are nervous about a public debate. But the public debate is upon us whether we like it or not. We need to be clear as a movement that the answer to falling wages, social insecurity and underfunded public services is stronger workers' rights, massive investment and an end to privatisation.feedback

Dan Gilbert

There's, you know, the immigration issue – we avoid that. You've got Canada and the U.S. And people will come from all over.feedback

Shahid Khan

The bedrock of this country are immigration and really a great separation between church and state. Even for the country, [the travel ban is] not good.feedback

Cas Mudde

The radical right party profited from the fact immigration was the number one election issue. But can its breakthrough last?In 1991 Belgium had its (first) black Sunday, when the populist radical right Flemish Block gained 6.8% of the national vote. Since then many other western European countries have gone through a similar experience, from Denmark to Switzerland. And now, even the ever stable Germany has its own schwarzer Sonntag, and it’s blacker than most people had expected.feedback

Zoe Williams

An open letter asking Corbyn to cleave to the single market lends a with-us-or-against-us emotional charge to what should be a purely practical issue. Thirty Labour MPs, together with trades unionists, MEPs and mayors, signed an open letter on the eve of party conference, asking – begging? – Jeremy Corbyn to make Labour the party of the single market and the customs union. There were ideas in there that should appeal to the Labour leader – workers’ rights rather than curbs on immigration, solidarity with the rest of Europe, public services that are protected by judiciously not setting the economy on fire. Yet it was an unintelligent manoeuvre, platitudinous on the surface, divisive in its unspoken binaries, for exactly the same reason Theresa May’s Florence speech was platitudinous and divisive.feedback

Chris Rickerd - American Civil Liberties Union

It's extremely cruel when you started shutting down refugee applicants and rescinding protections for children brought to the country at a young age, to send this kind of message to parents trying to get their kids to safety.feedback

Seamus Nevin

This research shows, yet again, just how important foreign workers are to the UK. The fact so many EU nationals would not meet the Home Office's crude requirements for a visa shows just how ill-suited those criteria are. Government should take this as a warning that the current visa system is not fit for purpose. The Home Office urgently needs to reform our immigration system to ensure that UK employers across the charity, state, and private sectors are able to recruit the foreign staff they need to keep our economy and services functioning after Brexit.feedback

Miles Taylor

Quite frankly, the screening and vetting status quo for border and immigration security is not adequate.feedback

Amber Rudd

And from next autumn, banks will have to do regular checks to ensure they are not providing essential banking services to illegal migrants.feedback

Amber Rudd

Landlords that knowingly rent out property to people who have no right to be here will be committing a criminal offence. They could go to prison. Furthermore, from December, immigration checks will be a mandatory requirement for those wanting to get a licence to drive a taxi.feedback

David Soh

Immigration, economic growth -? those are the Asian values. This is a very innovative thing for Maori.feedback

Paul Curtis

With any deer fertility control study, once you've started it, then there has to be constant maintenance for the foreseeable future. You're still going to see some immigration on the island. So the question is, can you get those new males when they first arrive and catch them efficiently and get them sterilized before they impregnate too many does?feedback

M. Ray Perryman - The Perryman Group

Most of the threats to the future of Texas are self-imposed: Inadequate education and infrastructure funding can stifle growth. Discriminatory social legislation can irreparably damage the business climate, and hard-line immigration posturing is counterproductive.feedback

Philippe Murer

The FN will talk mostly about mass immigration, a real problem for France, but it will not propose a real programme to defend the middle and lower classes.feedback

Donald J. Trump

They didn't have a policy, but what they did have going for them is that they were not meanspirited about it. What they were is they were kind.feedback

Tim Cook - Apple

This is I think the biggest issue of our time. This goes to the values of being American. This is: 'Are we human? Are we acting in a track of morality?feedback

Jerry Brown

It protects public safety but it also protects hardworking people who contribute a lot to California. We're not soldiers of Donald Trump or the federal immigration service.feedback

Tim Cook - Apple

I am personally shocked that there is even a discussion of this. On the broader subject of immigration, if I were a country leader right now my goal would be to monopolize the world's talent. I'd want every smart person coming to my country. I'd have a very aggressive plan not just to let a few people in, I would be recruiting.feedback

Manuel Cortés

A failure to examine the facts surrounding free movement, and the vital contribution workers from across the EU make, has led some sections of the left to involve themselves in a debate which pitches worker against worker. Many of the people most concerned about immigration – those left behind by globalisation – are the first to be impacted by the absence of these workers from our public services and vital food industries.feedback

Lauren Markham

To be so very lucky and so terribly unlucky could disorient a person. You never knew where the next punch might come from, or if it would come at all.feedback

Lauren Markham

In the Northern Triangle – Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador – a 'better life,' for many, means a life where they are not afraid of being killed.feedback

Lauren Markham

To connect all of them would mean building through massive swaths of harsh deserts and high mountains.feedback

Lauren Markham

Just when things had started to stabilize and he was thinking about going back to school, his brothers appeared, needing food, a place to sleep and Bob Marley T-shirts.feedback

Jeff Sessions

Such policies undermine the moral authority of law and undermine the safety of the jurisdictions that adopt them. Federal immigration authorities properly lodged a detainer against Martinez just a few months before, asking to be notified when he was set to be released. But authorities in Oregon refused.feedback

Cyrus Mehta

One way to have an immigration policy that's consistent with the policy that's been articulated by the Trump administration is to put more scrutiny on H-1B cases.feedback

Jeff Sessions

To win this multi-front war against rising crime, we need to use every lawful tool we have. And we need to eliminate all bad policies. I urge the city of Portland, the state of Oregon, and every sanctuary jurisdiction to reconsider. These policies do far greater damage than many understand. At its root, they are a rejection of our immigration laws and a declaration of open borders. Sanctuary policies endanger us all. Federal immigration authorities properly lodged a detainer against Martinez just a few months before, asking to be notified when he was set to be released.feedback

Nancy Pelosi

What I interpret from what you are saying that you do not want us to proceed with the DREAM Act because it is not comprehensive immigration reform. We all are fighting for comprehensive immigration reform.feedback

Rob Paral

There's no question that immigration is benefiting a lot of cities, including small cities. I don't think it's just big-city Democratic mayors who support [legal immigration].feedback

Rob Paral

Voices against immigration have been raised by local residents of areas where few immigrants live and, indeed, where the general population may be in numeric decline.feedback

Rob Paral

You can find exceptions to this, but there's a kind of a tolerance in the Midwest that you don't see elsewhere. You can look at some of the Southern states that passed … draconian local ordinances against immigrants, but as a general pattern you don't have those anti-immigrant policies here.feedback

Christina Pope

The movement really is widespread. Just in the past year, we have about doubled membership in the Midwest.feedback

Rob Paral

Cities of the American Midwest were largely built by immigration. Immigrants and their children were a key component of the population growth these cities experienced.feedback

Christina Pope

There really is a commitment on the local level from even these smaller municipalities.feedback

Rob Paral

The latter half of the [20th] century ushered in suburbanization, de-industrialization, and migration from the Northeastern and Midwestern states to Southern and Western parts of the country. The loss of immigration compounded the effects of these trends that sapped population from Midwestern cities.feedback

Ira Mehlman

It's an effort to prevent people from abusing the legal immigration process. The burden of proof should be on the people who say their plans have changed.feedback

Dulce Garcia

That's a reason why I don't do exclusively immigration law. It would wear me down too fast.feedback

Richard Spencer

It's a residue of an older conservatism. It really doesn't have much of anything to do with the alt right.feedback

Boris Johnson

Outside the EU there are obvious opportunities - in agriculture, fisheries, in the setting of indirect taxation. At the stroke of a pen, the Chancellor will be able to cut VAT on tampons; often demanded by Parliament but - absurdly - legally impossible to deliver. We will have an immigration (system) that suits the UK, not slamming the door - but welcoming the talent we need, from the EU and around the world. Of course we will make sure that business gets the skills it needs, but business will no longer be able to use immigration as an excuse not to invest in the young people of this country.feedback

Jeff Sessions

From now on, the Department will only provide Byrne JAG grants to cities and states that comply with federal law, allow federal immigration access to detention facilities, and provide 48 hours notice before they release an illegal alien wanted by federal authorities.feedback

Uwe Jun

There's no truly polarizing issue at the moment, and thus the immigration issue stays on the agenda. As long as this issue stays on the agenda, the AfD profits.feedback

Jeff Sessions

For the sake of their city, Chicago's leaders need to recommit to policies that punish criminals instead of protecting them.feedback

Peter Boykin

We think Washington D.C. is a great, safe place to have a rally, and I'm not looking for a fight. In Washington D.C., police do their jobs, so I'm not worried about major fights with outside groups. I don't think it's going to become a Charlottesville groups or anything like that.feedback

Rowan Beard - Young Pioneer Tours

When passengers are flying back to Beijing departing at 8:30 am, we arrange our group to arrive at 7:00 am to check in, go through customs and immigration…(as) the flights can get fairly busy.feedback

Donald J. Trump

We have to have an understanding that whether it's in the budget or some other vehicle in a fairly short period of time, the wall will be funded. Otherwise, we're not doing anything.feedback

Donald J. Trump

There was no deal and they didn't say they had a deal. In fact, they just put out a statement they didn't say that at all.feedback

Rush Limbaugh

They want you to think Trump has sold you out. They want you to think that Trump has given away his mandate in exchange for doing deals. . . He's been frustrated because the Republicans won't do anything, so he's going over to the Democrat side, and he's doing deals.feedback

Sam Nunberg

The base is revolting. The reality is sinking in that the Trump administration is on the precipice of turning into an establishment presidency.feedback

Raul Grijalva

I wouldn't, no. There's a historical context to Trump and immigration and immigrants that I think always has to be in the front of your mind.feedback

Jim Carafano

We spent a lot of time doing things we could, and not a lot of time doing things that could not. I think most voters are smart enough to know that what he means is, you are going to cut down on illegal immigration. Whether there's 2,000 miles of wall or not, they could care less as long as immigration is down.feedback

Nancy Pelosi

When we're talking about this legislation to protect the Dreamers, yes, I do trust that the president is sincere in understanding that the public supports that overwhelmingly, the public supports not sending these young people back.feedback

Mitch McConnell

As Congress debates the best ways to address illegal immigration through strong border security and interior enforcement, DACA should be part of those discussions. We look forward to receiving the Trump administration's legislative proposal as we continue our work on these issues.feedback

Nigel Farage

More Europe in every single direction and all of it to be done without the consent of the people. All I can say, is thank God we are leaving. You have learned nothing from Brexit. If you had given [David] Cameron concessions, particularly on immigration, the Brexit vote, I must admit, would never, never have happened.feedback

Kevin McCarthy

I don't think people are miffed if we're able to get something done here. DACA "needs to be fixed as we move forward. I would like to see immigration overhauled completely because I think it's crazy we have individuals come to America, become engineers and you tell them to ship them someplace else.feedback

Kevin Yoder

Many of us think this is an injustice, it's discriminatory, and the system is failing people like Srinivas and Sunayana. I think we ought to have a special exception. You don't get deported because your husband was murdered. They don't come and grab you at a funeral and say, Now you've lost your status.feedback

Chris Chmielenski

We're looking at both sides: We're looking at the White House saying there's no deal, but Trump saying other things on DACA, and looking at Schumer and Pelosi saying a deal was cut.feedback

Mark Krikorian

Not sure there is a deal, but Trump's tweet about any deal needing BIG border security is a bad sign–as important as border security is, it's interior enforcement (the most important next step for which is E-Verify) that's needed to contain the magnet effect on illegal immigration that the amnesty would cause, plus the RAISE Act end to chain migration, to limit the downstream legal immigration effects of an amnesty.feedback

Chris Chmielenski

We would absolutely not support anything–nor do we thing our activists would support–a DACA amnesty for enforcement.feedback

Robert Law

If you're talking about border-wall funding in exchange for DACA, that's a non-starter.feedback

Kevin Yoder

But because of "unfair backlogs" on green card, Sunayana was faced with the prospect of having to return home to India because of her visa status. Thankfully, we were able to help her stay for now and are working towards a permanent fix, but if our bill had already been signed into law she would likely have already gained permanent residence and would not have faced the threat of deportation on top of the horrific loss of her loving husband. Many of us think this is an injustice, it's discriminatory, and the system is failing people like Srinivas and Sunayana.feedback

Sarah Sander

While DACA and border security were both discussed, excluding the wall was certainly not agreed to.feedback

Yasmeen Pitts O'Keefe

The agency's immigration enforcement actions are targeted and lead driven, prioritizing individuals who pose a risk to our communities.feedback

Barbara Comstock

It will provide additional tools to law enforcement that will ensure that when [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] positively identifies a known alien gang member, they may act immediately. We don't have to wait until these brutal killers wield their machetes or leave another body on a children's playground.feedback

Raiza Rehkoff - Motel 6

We are currently investigating and will provide more information shortly.feedback

Juan Rocha

We're looking at a situation where people with Hispanic surnames check into Motel 6, get their names reported to ICE, and a few hours later there are immigration agents knocking on the door to take them away. This is racial profiling that is tearing families apart.feedback

Ray Ybarra Maldonado

As a business strategy, this defies common sense regarding the treatment of an establishment's paying guests. Beyond that, this practice violates equal-protection guarantees. People have put two and two together to figure out how Motel 6 was illegally targeting its own customers.feedback

Rita Chin

Declaring multiculturalism 'dead,', is a way of white Britons, Germans and French telling immigrants, We don't recognize you; you aren't a part of our society.'.feedback

Donald J. Trump

The fundamental question of our time, is whether the West has the will to survive.feedback

Rita Chin

In the past, groups perceived as incompatible with European identity were usually located beyond European borders. But now they are firmly established within Europe itself. What exactly do Europeans imagine as a replacement for multiculturalism? How will they come to terms with multiethnic diversity moving forward?feedback

Douglas Murray

Only modern Europeans, are happy to be self-loathing in an international marketplace of sadists.feedback

Henry Cuellar

He (Trump) said: 'I'm sure you guys can work out some of the differences.' He looked at me and said: 'You should sit down with Tom Cotton.feedback

Donald J. Trump

We don't want to forget DACA. We want to see if we can do something in a bipartisan fashion so that we can solve the DACA problem and other immigration problems. If you look at some of the greatest legislation ever passed, it was done on a bipartisan manner. And so that's what we're going to give a shot.feedback

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