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Free Markets, Open Societies, Closed Borders? Trends in International Migration and Immigration Policy in the Americas. by Max J. Castro

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Published by University of Miami, North/South Center Press .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • International institutions,
  • International trade,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Central America,
  • USA,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Canada,
  • Caribbean Area,
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Government policy,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12231766M
ISBN 10157454053X
ISBN 109781574540536

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Free markets, open societies, closed borders?: trends in international migration and immigration policy in the Americas. The book expands its scope beyond U.S.-bound flows to look at immigration issues in Canada, Colombia, Venezuela, Central America, Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. Free Markets, Open Societies, Closed Borders? Explain "open markets and closed borders" as it pertains to smuggling, free trade, and border enforcement. Open Market and Closed Borders is basically having the border open to people and goods, but closed off to terrorists and other people that mean to do harm to this country. While this makes it difficult for border enforcement in maintaining the safety and security of the . : Open Borders? Closed Societies?: The Ethical and Political Issues (Contributions in Political Science) (): Gibney, Mark: BooksCited by:

Open Society Foundations (OSF), formerly the Open Society Institute, is an international grantmaking network founded by business magnate George Soros. Open Society Foundations financially support civil society groups around the world, with a stated aim of advancing justice, education, public health and independent r: George Soros.   Soros is the enemy that Popper described in his book, The Open Society and Its Enemies Vol I. The non-governmental organizations throughout the United States funded by open borders advocates are acting as the go-between of our government and illegal immigrants, with the philosophical bend of Marx. Free Markets, Open Societies, Closed Borders? Trends in International Migration and Immigration Policy in the Americas. pp. – Miami: North-South Center Press. “Theoretical and Empirical Contributions Toward a Research Agenda for Transnationalism.” In Michael Peter Smith and Luis E. Guarnizo, Eds., Transnationalism from Below Born: September 8, , York, Pennsylvania. The French philosopher Henri Bergson coined the term open society in The idea was further developed during World War II by the Austrian-born British philosopher Karl Popper.. Bergson describes a closed society as a closed system of law or religion. It is static, like a closed mind. Bergson suggests that if all traces of civilization were to disappear, the instincts of the .

  Globalization is an international extension of free markets and open societies. In effect, it is capitalism without borders. In closed societies, people are limited to what is developed locally; they buy locally made products from a local supplier, they work for local employers, and they have to borrow money from the local bank.   Max J. Castro, Ph.D. "is associate director of research and studies at the Foundation for Environmental Security and is co-author of This Land Is our Land: Immigrants and Power in Miami (University of California Press ) and editor of Free Markets, Open Societies, Closed Borders?   If all that were true, anyone who suggested open borders and a free labor market between states in the U.S. would be considered a dangerous loon. But here is the clarifying fact: the conditions that allow free migration between states within the U.S. are identical with regard to free migration between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.   George Soros uses a vast network of special interest groups and non-governmental organizations, in the United States and abroad, to support his global objective - a one-world government. Open borders are a stepping stone in his efforts to put into action his open-society.