South America


South America’s moves to liberalize irregular migration are in stark contrast to the punitive and fatal policies of the US and Europe

by Luisa Feline Freier and Diego Acosta Political scientists have long identified a paradox in the immigration policies of wealthy Western countries. Although governments typically condemn irregular migration, assuring their electorates that they are working hard to stem any ‘illegal flows’, they often tolerate the entry and residence of substantial numbers of irregular migrants due […]