This is part of a series of weekly posts with the most interesting content from the Open Borders Action Group on Facebook. Do join the group to weigh in on existing discussions or start your own (you might want to read this post before joining).
Blegs with thought-provoking general questions
- Bleg for thoughts on questions to ask a Canadian law firm for a special blog post for the Open Borders site by Nathan Smith.
- In an open borders world, how would one argue for re-introducing immigration restrictions? by Johnny Roccia, posed as an ideological Turing test question.
- How might migrants be selected relative to source and destination countries, in theory and in practice, under the status quo and under open borders? by Vipul Naik.
- Would open borders for immigration lead to closed borders for emigration? by Anna Krupitsky. This was later blogged by Bryan Caplan on EconLog here.
- Are migration restrictions analogous to forbidding existing cures for physical disabilities? by Johnny Roccia.
Discussions of specific historical or current situations
- Open borders between Nepal and India by Vipul Naik. This served as the basis for a blog post on the subject.
- Internal migration in India by Vipul Naik (link also shared in the link roundup).
- Why is the Indian government unwilling to grant legal residency to Hindus from Pakistan? by Vipul Naik, linking to this article.
- Is gratitude to natives for welcoming migrants a good strategy to make natives more pro-migration? by Vipul Naik, based on an article about South Africans thanking Australian natives for welcoming them.
Material to use for advocacy
- Open Borders poster featuring Bryan Caplan, a quote of his, and the Open Borders logo by Daniel Shiner (high-resolution version).
- “Some people weren’t born here. Get over it.” (slogan by Oliver Beatson).
- Link to Migration Story.