With the X-word currently dominating the headlines, there could be no better
time for this intelligent, wholly persuasive defensive of immigration.
Scourging the xenophobia that sprouts at times of economic downturn, Legrain
insists that clamping down on immigration is "morally wrong,
economically stupid and politically unsustainable".
He points out that immigrants, who usually only wish to work abroad
temporarily, make their host nation "more interesting and culturally
rich". Legrain might have added that they bring a wonderful variety of
culinary riches. As JK Galbraith said of immigration, "What is the
perversity in the human soul that causes people to resist so obvious a good?"
Link here. Thank you.