Our recent poll, “Should all Third World immigrants be deported from the West?,” has gained much attention but also highlights that there’s much confusion on what is central in discussing immigration into the West. I thus offer this brief primer on immigration and human biodiversity.
Here are some key things to consider when discussing immigration.
Economics: As Harvard economist George Borjas has shown, Third World immigration is driving down wages and lowering the standard of living both in Europe and the USA. Third World immigrants also, since they use more in social services than they pay in taxes, drain the social services of Western countries.
Conservationism/ Infrastructure: More people in the West (through immigration) will put greater pressure on Western infrastructures and lead to environmental degradation. (Do you want the West to look like this?)
IQ: Outside Northeast Asia…
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