But, they're not all Leftists. Libertarians are somewhat divided on immigration policy. If you carry the principle of free trade over to immigration, then you would have to support the free flow of people as well as goods across borders. What they fail to take consideration of though is the fact that goods don't have cultures and mindsets like people. If a nation wants to preserve its culture and values, it has to at least keep the brakes on the number of immigrants it lets in from places that have radically different cultures and values. People can certainly change and adapt to our culture, form of government, and way of life. But, if we let in 5 million of them at once, they won't; they'll just group together like different tribes and expect us to bend our laws and traditions to fit their customs.
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