Corporatist agenda

One of the criticisms made of advocates of open borders is that support for open borders is funded by corporations that are looking for cheap labor, while dumping the social costs of this labor onto taxpayers in the developed world. One component of such criticisms is that the “open borders lobby” is funded by rich, shady multi-billionaires.

The corporatist agenda accusations are usually combined with the argument that immigrants suppress the wages of natives.

It’s noteworthy that these accusations are leveled, not at advocates of true open borders, but at those favoring moderately more open borders or guest worker programs. Here are some examples of such accusations: