Immigration and the Political Community
  1. Which freedoms do migration restrictions set back? How can we make an argument for the moral importance of these freedoms?
  1. Is the freedom to migrate a basic freedom or a wider freedom? What are the implications of this for states’ duties to protect the freedom to migrate?
  1. What is the brain drain? Is its existence supported by empirical evidence and, if so, does this justify restricting migration? How else might states respond to the brain drain?
  1. Under what conditions do arguments appealing to security, the economy, or culture provide us with sound reasons to oppose open borders? Can these justify extensive restrictions on migration?
  1. All things considered, is the case for largely open borders persuasive?