The world is full of desperate people fleeing persecution and war
in search of a safe niche for themselves and their families.
Firstly, the emotion of sympathy can be directly associated with helping the refugees on grounds of humanity. On one hand, accepting refugees may be seen beneficial for everyone. Many of the refugees may be devoted to education and self-reliance. They may bring new skills and dynamism into the existing workforces.
On the other hand, accepting the refugees can jeopardise the country’s immigration system, employment opportunities for the citizens and school and college admissions. It could also result in food scarcity and become a burden on the resources and destabilise growth plans of the concerned nation.
Considering the above facts, should we open our borders to all those who want to enter?