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The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.


Otto Schily


#attacks #committed #community #immigrants #local

Nearly every study shows that competition from cheap foreign labor undercuts the wages of American workers and legal immigrants.


Lamar S. Smith


#american workers #cheap #competition #every #foreign

As the 109th Congress continues to debate legislation that will affect the lives of immigrants, it is important for us to remember that we are a nation of immigrants.


Jose Serrano


#congress #continues #debate #immigrants #important

No fiction, no myths, no lies, no tangled webs - this is how Irie imagined her homeland. Because homeland is one of the magical fantasy words like unicorn and soul and infinity that have now passed into language.


Zadie Smith


#imaginary-things #immigrants #immigration #imagination

The interaction of disparate cultures, the vehemence of the ideals that led the immigrants here, the opportunity offered by a new life, all gave America a flavor and a character that make it as unmistakable and as remarkable to people today as it was to Alexis de Tocqueville in the early part of the nineteenth century.


John F. Kennedy


#immigrants #life

Most New Yorkers spent their lives somewhere between the fruit cart and the fifth floor. To see the city from a few hundred feet above the riffraff was pretty celestial. We gave the moment its due.


Amor Towles


#new-york-city #socialites #new-york-city

The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes.


Spencer Bachus


#cash #construction #eager #federal #fill

They decided to let immigrants in and I am an immigrant. They gave us a chance to participate in this country's life and I took it.


Ayaan Hirsi Ali


#chance #country #decided #gave #i

In a land of immigrants, one was not an alien but simply the latest arrival.


Rudolf Arnheim


#arrival #immigrants #land #latest #simply

Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status.


Spencer Bachus


#beginning #black #class #companies #comprise






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