January 11, 2013 Libertarian View

Immigration as Voluntary Exchange

Alex Nowrasteh explains the philosophy behind his position on immigration.

Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, explains the philosophy behind his position on immigration in about a minute. To put it simply: since, for the most part, immigration involves a series of voluntary exchanges between two consenting parties, the state shouldn’t interfere with it.

Produced by Evan Banks and Aaron Powell.