Immigration

January 2, 2018

Immigration Debate to Heat Up LibertyCon

LibertyCon is less than 3 months away and the line-up of speakers, panels, and debates is heating up. We can now confirm that Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato […]
September 3, 2017

Let’s not Fall into the Trap of Anti-Immigration Rhetoric

The anti-immigration rhetoric on which Trump based his presidential campaign has moved from simple demagoguery to concrete policy measures. Earlier this month, President Trump gave his support to the RAISE Act whereby […]
May 9, 2017

The Economics of Immigration (II): Empirical Evidence

In a previous article, I analyzed the economics of immigration from a theoretical perspective. I concluded that economic theory clearly supports immigration-friendly policies since they overall benefit all parties involved. In this […]
May 5, 2017

The Economics of Immigration (I): What Does Economic Theory Tell Us?

In his now-classic work The Myth of the Rational Voter, Bryan Caplan identifies four systematic biases about economics held by the average citizen: make-work bias (an inclination to overestimate the disadvantages of temporary […]
February 14, 2017

Statement on Support of Immigrant Students

Tell your school to support immigrant rights!                     Students For Liberty North America is proud to offer this statement of support for immigrant […]
February 3, 2017

SFL In The Media – January 2017 Highlights

Students For Liberty and our network of activists are regularly featured in national and international media outlets on a wide variety of topics. Below are some examples of SFL’s media presence during […]
March 10, 2016

Syrian Refugees & Terrorism: A Warped Perception of a Real Crisis

If my mother had not left Thailand during the Vietnam War and sought refuge in Canada, she would be living a very different life right now. Without the opportunity to build a […]
March 16, 2015

Happy Open Borders Day!

March 16th marks Open Borders Day, which George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin describes as “an international event created to celebrate the ideal of freedom of movement across international boundaries.” Naturally, this […]
December 11, 2012

Canadian Compassion Towards Refugees: A Case for Open Borders

David Clement is a Campus Coordinator at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. Over the past decade, Canada has seen itself rise on the  Frasier Institute’s Economic Freedom of the World index. In […]