We can't stop immigration

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Argument forThis argument is a “pro” argument in the debate Should we accept immigration?.
Argument againstThis argument is a “con” argument in the debate Does being on the left necessarily mean being in favor of mass immigration?.
Argument againstThis argument is an objection to Neoliberals support mass immigration.
Keywords: Borders, Immigration, Sense of History, Migrants[ edit ].



“In an increasingly unequal and violent world, no sea or wall can stop human beings from seeking a better life. By preventing them from moving and settling freely, we only make their lives even more unbearable.”

Nathalie Arthaud, Communist, revolutionary, internationalist!, The right characters, 2022.



Arguments forJustifications

  • Argument forWe can't close the borders
  • Argument forGlobal warming will lead to major migrations
  • Argument forIf migrants are willing to take such risks, it's because they have no choice.
  • Argument forWhatever measures are taken to close borders, poor people will still migrate
  • Argument forFrance, like Europe, has been built up by perpetual waves of immigration.
  • Argument forThe direction of history is globalization
  • Argument forMigration has always existed
  • Argument forThe idea of controllable immigration is a fantasy fed by demagogic politicians.

Arguments againstObjections

  • Argument againstIt's a question of political will (Australia, Japan)

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