This is one of several pages linking to information about the immigration and emigration laws of specific countries, and implications for discussions of open borders.

Malaysia is a country in South-East Asia with a population of about 30 million. It borders the country of Singapore.

Interesting aspects:

  • Like Singapore, Malaysia has an extensive guest worker program, although the lower overall level of prosperity and smaller size of the guest worker program makes it a less valuable source of information for the effects of significant migration liberalization.
  • According to World Values Survey data, public sentiment in Malaysia was most opposed to open borders among the 48 countries surveyed.

Discussions of migration to Malaysia and implications for open borders:

See also all Open Borders blog posts tagged Malaysia.

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