Control of immigration (was: Multiculturalism)

Clay Shirky clay@shirky.com
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 12:46:39 -0400 (EDT)


> I see this as a much more serious charge than that migration laws
> produce trade distortions. So to do food safety laws, welfare laws and
> most other governmental programs. So what?

So we have a WTO to deal with the trade-limiting effects of food
safety laws, welfare laws and most other governmental programs, but we
have no WIO to deal with immigration. My silly Pope crack was meant to
highlight the gap between the way we treat agricultural policy and
immigration policy.

-clay