Harms to immigrant-sending countries

  • Brain drain: When high-skilled immigrants leave poor countries for richer ones, this further impoverishes their source countries.
  • Delay to political reform: If people have the option of exiting immigrant-sending countries, that reduces the pressure for political reform in immigrant-sending countries.
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