Why the left should argue for more immigration but not open borders | Carlo Invernizzi-Accetti

The US needs more immigrants to maintain current levels of economic growth and welfare provision but that doesnt mean unlimited migration The idea of proposed wall on the border with Mexico (whose construction actually regulation on immigration flows. Yet this is a weak position, for at least two reasons. First, states presuppose borders. Failing to control borders is not an immigration policy, but the lack of one. Its also a position likely to reinforce the already widespread perception that immigration …

Are your tinned tomatoes picked by slave labour?

The long read: How the Italian mafia makes millions by exploiting migrants On 6 August last year, 14 immigrant farmhands in Foggia, on the ankle of the Italian boot, were coming home from a 12-hour shift picking tomatoes in 40C heat. The minibus carrying them was registered in Bulgaria; the driver didnt have a licence or insurance. The seats inside were wooden planks, and it was so crowded that passengers couldnt even see out. The vehicle was travelling at speed …