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The US should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration

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Started: 1/25/2018 Category: Politics
Updated: 3 months ago Status: Challenge Declined
Viewed: 1,325 times Debate No: 107079
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tejretics

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Posted by tejretics 3 weeks ago
tejretics
I obviously meant a crime while within the US.
Posted by Lily-Z 3 weeks ago
Lily-Z
You said all illegal immigrants will be given amnesty unless they commit a crime right....

Just so you know they are all criminals because hopping over the border is a crime so none can be given amnesty
Posted by tejretics 2 months ago
tejretics
(1) demonstrates that you haven't got a clue what you're talking about.

(2) is blatantly untrue and full of trash.

(3) is a straw-man, because I explicitly said India should liberalize its immigration policy; but even if it weren't a straw-man, rephrasing the point in a beneficial way to you does not constitute rebuttal.
Posted by Deus.Vult 2 months ago
Deus.Vult
(1) http://www.dictionary.com...

(2) That's why pakis, bengalis, and other muslims are trashing the streets of India.

(3) "India is different so we shouldn't open up to as much immigration!"
Posted by tejretics 2 months ago
tejretics
Three responses:

(1) If you read my arguments, you'd know that my plan was not "open borders," it was much more specific than that.

(2) I do think India's immigration policy should also be liberalized. But it's also more liberal than the US, in many respects.

(3) The conditions in India are obviously vastly different than the US, in terms of population density, economic conditions, and obligations to the rest of the world. So while I do think India should adopt a more liberal immigration policy and would argue for it, even *if* I didn't think so, there would be legitimate grounds.
Posted by Deus.Vult 2 months ago
Deus.Vult
So do you not want India's borders to be open too?
Posted by tejretics 2 months ago
tejretics
You're either intentionally trolling, or accidentally trolling.

Not sure which one is worse.
Posted by Deus.Vult 2 months ago
Deus.Vult
If you're demanding this from us then why don't you demand India's borders to be open?
Posted by Deus.Vult 2 months ago
Deus.Vult
I did skim over your arguments.
Posted by tejretics 2 months ago
tejretics
lmao
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