Analyzing David Miller´s Opinion on Immigration

2284 WordsJul 11, 201810 Pages
Though immigration is not a new phenomenon in the world’s history, it has been notice that now days immigration has increased more than ever. This is mainly caused because of better ways of communication and transportation, which it makes it possible to people to move and enter other countries. However there are many types of immigrations such as economical, retirement immigrants or even ‘natural disasters’ immigrants. People sometimes seek a new life to save themselves from poverty and misery, thus they decide to enjoy the benefits of another country. Still there are other immigrants who are forced to leave their countries because of wars or even natural disasters, such as the tsunami in Japan 2011. Some philosophers consider closed…show more content…
This has as a result those who really need help are still not being helped, the poor class. He argues that other countries are not to be blamed for each country false to provide a better life to their people and that government should be changed their system. As Mill and Rousseau argue that freedom is the best thing that everyone has and everyone has the right to move wherever they want because of their self development and their freedom of liberty. Therefore with their claim for freedom rights, that means that borders restrict freedom of movement and everything else that people have moral rights, such as working, having friends are been restricted. As Kapur and McHale argues about freedom is that migrants have the right to live and work where ever they wish. The global liberty principle is that everyone is completely free to move anywhere (Oberman, 2010). However Miller rejects the concept of ‘freedom of movement’ and mentions that there is difference between ‘basic freedom’, where people have their basic rights and ‘bare freedom’ that people do not have the authority to protect. There are restrictions in many cases, such as people desire to have more things but are unable to buy and also they cannot enter anywhere they want at anytime for instance the university hours. Also Miller argues that few people would agree with the argument that
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