Transcript for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hails immigrants as debate rages over asylum seekers
We are a nation. Need strong thanked. People like you. People who traveled long distances. Overcame. Great to. And made tremendous sacrifices. All of provide a better life for themselves. And their families my own father arrived in this plan at age. Thirteen. Rebuilt or achievements speaking no English. My mother was born four months after her parents. With several children in town. Kim thank you to Ellis Island. My father. And my grandparents speech thank you do. What the American dream in. As testament to my nation's promise. His daughter and granddaughter. Of immigrants. System highest point in the in America land of opportunity. That prospect. He's lived in the realm. Of the achievable. Work of perfection. He's scarcely done. Many things for me. Initially rich land. Nearly a quarter and my children and then. Many have cross citizens do not vote. And we still struggle to achieve. Great understanding. And appreciation. Of each other across racial religious. And socio economic lines. Yet we strive to realize the ideals. To become a more perfect union.
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