Friday, July 17, 2020

The Libertarian Case for Immigration


Peter Margulies on Lawfare reviews Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom by Ilya Somin (Cato Institute Book, Oxford University Press, 2020). He writes:

"To hear President Trump tell it, `open borders' is a mantra of the radical Left. In his new book, “Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom,” the always engaging and resourceful Ilya Somin, a professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, proudly claims the `open borders' ground from a different end of the political spectrum. Somin offers a compelling and ingenious justification for free global movement, from the standpoint not of politics, let alone the `radical' Left, but instead from a libertarian, small-government perspective."


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