16. Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component of economic growth. ―U.S. Rep. (R.,WA) Dave Reichert

17. Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity, until bright young students and engineers are enlisted in our workforce rather than expelled from our country. ―Barack Obama

18. Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life. ―John F. Kennedy