Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration

Open Borders

The Science and Ethics of Immigration

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ISBN10: 1250316960 ISBN13: 9781250316967 Contributors: Weinersmith, Zach (Illustrator); Cagle, Mary (Illustrator) Publisher: First Second Published: Oct 29 2019 Pages: 248 Weight: 1.25lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 6.75" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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An Economist "Our Books of the Year" Selection

Economist Bryan Caplan makes a bold case for unrestricted immigration in this fact-filled graphic nonfiction.

American policy-makers have long been locked in a heated battle over whether, how many, and what kind of immigrants to allow to live and work in the country. Those in favor of welcoming more immigrants often cite humanitarian reasons, while those in favor of more restrictive laws argue the need to protect native citizens.

But economist Bryan Caplan adds a new, compelling perspective to the immigration debate: He argues that opening all borders could eliminate absolute poverty worldwide and usher in a booming worldwide economy--greatly benefiting humanity.

With a clear and conversational tone, exhaustive research, and vibrant illustrations by Zach Weinersmith, Open Borders makes the case for unrestricted immigration easy to follow and hard to deny.

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