15 Total Quotes

Angela Kelley Quotes

I don't expect this is going to be taken particularly seriously on Capitol Hill. The debate has moved far beyond where Representative Hayworth is.
Angela Kelley
#Debate

It reflects an understandable frustration, at the local level, that we've got a broken immigration system, I don't think it is going to contribute one iota to stopping people from coming to this country.
Angela Kelley
#Frustration

They're telling the feds they're falling asleep at the wheel, ... Such pressure from the bottom up will make politicians see they can't hide under their desks anymore.
Angela Kelley
#Politicians

Pew seems to be giving us the data that people come when there are jobs, when the economy is strong, ... It (the report) gives breathing room for policymakers struggling to come up with a solution.
Angela Kelley
#Economy

They're telling the feds they're falling asleep at the wheel. Such pressure from the bottom up will make politicians see they can't hide under their desks anymore.
Angela Kelley
#Politicians

You can't talk about dealing with this 11 million population unless you engage the 11 million.
Angela Kelley
#Population

It is neither realistic nor desirable to round up and deport 11 million people, but the Specter proposal will exclude many undocumented [people] from ever becoming part of America's future, thereby perpetuating the problem of illegality the bill must solve.
Angela Kelley
#People

There has to be a more satisfactory answer than let's do more of the same. It's a bit of folly to say people don't put down roots and aren't needed in these jobs.
Angela Kelley
#Folly

I don't think it spells doom on an agreement.
Angela Kelley
#Agreement

It takes people who've been here since before January '04 and it gives them a conditional status that leads to nowhere.
Angela Kelley
#People

If he's interested in real reform, he should step in and take a side. Maybe they can sit back and think it's going to be fine [in the Senate] but it's just as likely to blow up.
Angela Kelley
#Reform

People are going to review this not in terms of whose name is on the bill but whether it works.
Angela Kelley
#People

There's a little bit of schizophrenia in the Democratic Party as well as among the Republicans. Until the desire for good policy trumps the politics there will be no agreement.
Angela Kelley
#Desire

We've got 500,000 people coming to the U.S. illegally and they are coming to work. They aren't coming to get their nails done. They are coming to do people's nails.
Angela Kelley
#People

It takes people who've been here since before January '04 and it gives them a conditional status that leads to nowhere. That seems like it's going to be a big slap in the face to the community that's been reeling from the wall that was built last year.
Angela Kelley
#People