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Immigration — not the answer to poverty and conflict

Immigration. It’s a word that gets people riled up in the streets and vocal on the internet. But I believe that many are zooming in on the wrong parts of immigration as a problem. Some Americans turn their contempt of foreigners toward the southern border. Some Europeans turn their hatred of other religions towards the stream of migrants from the Middle East. Yet many of these groups have the wrong object of their dislike. In my opinion, the real problem here is immigration and emigration, altogether.