I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.
IMMIGRANT, n. An unenlightened person who thinks one country better than another. - Ambrose Bierce
I am a first generation immigrant and a woman, but I don't really write about that because I feel like I'm a human being. There are universal human experiences. When you don't put your picture online, they can see your soul before they have preconceived notions. - Evelyn Rodriguez
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country. - Theodore Roosevelt
I didn't want to be an immigrant. I was forced to be an immigrant. Alexis de Tocqueville, the French writer, said that the powerful and the happy never go into exile. He was right. - Jorge Ramos