Dershowitz, Alan M.

Little, Brown, 1991

p. 207

“We want our borders secured against an influx of immigrants from Mexico and Asia seeking a better life for themselves and their children. (The Russian-Jewish comedian Yakov Smirnov tells of the strange feeling that overcame him the moment he took his oath of citizenship at the Statue of Liberty: ‘The feeling that we must do something to keep these damn immigrants out of our country.’”