Untangling the Immigration Debate

Kelefa Sanneh writes of former Member Joseph Carens's defense of a simple proposition––"immigrants belong"––in an untangling of the immigration debate in the New Yorker:

Carens makes a startling assertion toward the end of his book [The Ethics of Immigration]. “Admission of refugees,” he writes, “does not really serve the interests of rich democratic states.” In saying so, he seeks not to stem the tide but to make it clear that morality requires states to act in ways that may not be to their advantage.

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