2019 Jun 8, 5:15pm
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Why Should Immigrants ‘Respect Our Borders’? The West Never Respected TheirsImmigration quotas should be based on how much the host country has ruined other countries.By Suketu MehtaMr. Mehta is the author of “This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto.”There is a lot of debate these days about whether the United States owes its African-American citizens reparations for slavery. It does. But there is a far bigger bill that the United States and Europe have run up: what they owe to other countries for their colonial adventures, for the wars they imposed on them, for the inequality they have built into the world order, for the excess carbon they have dumped into the atmosphere.
Mr. Mehta is the author of “This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto.”