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Ehis Odijie

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Do you support unrestricted Immigration?

I do.

Restriction of people, if you come to think of it, makes no sense from a social standpoint. How can you restrict the movement of someone to a geographical fiction called Nation? YES the Nation state is a fiction but that is not what we are discussing here.

From an economic standpoint, free movement of people is the only way to achieve Factor price equalization and true free trade which will benefit all.

From a political standpoint – it is a way of achieving peace just as European Union has brought peace to the EU.

It will lead to a reduction of wages from the more advanced country – globalization is already doing that. That is part of the Factor price equalization by Paul Samuelson.

Do you? and why?

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  • Sep 16 2012: Absolutely not. The wrong people could take over the government and make things unfair for the people who were there before them, and for the nation as a whole. Lazy and incompetent people would likely become more commonplace under such a liberal society.
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      Sep 20 2012: And that's different from now in what way other than scale?

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