Migrants will boost Europe's demographics

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Argument forThis argument is a justification of Welcoming migrants is good for European economies.
Keywords: Migrants, Borders, Reception, Immigration, Demography, Economic recovery[ edit ].




“With "skyrocketing birth and death rates" and a population that, without immigration, would fall in the soon-to-be 25 States of the Union from 452 million in 2000 to less than 400 million by the year 2050, the Secretary General indicated that, "even if there is no simple solution [...] the solution necessarily involves immigration." "This is why I encourage European States to open up new channels for regular immigration, for skilled and unskilled workers, for family reunification and for economic reasons, on a temporary or permanent basis", he declared.”


Arguments forJustifications

  • Argument forEurope's population is aging and will decline without significant migration

Arguments againstObjections

  • Argument againstThe race for ever more population is a mistake
  • Argument againstWe can boost demographics through birth control measures, without migrants
  • Argument againstFrance has gone from 50 to 67 million inhabitants in just a few decades, so there's no "demographic problem".
  • Argument againstEurope's megacities are overpopulated, lacking housing and services, and it's madness to bring in migrants.

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