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It can be argued that immigration restrictions constitute a form of ‘global apartheid’, ensuring that poorer sections of world society are prevented, by legal and physical force, from sharing in the world’s sum of riches. This article seeks to develop this theme, by arguing that immigration controls are based on dubious ethical and practical foundations, and that development NGOs should be willing, in their educational and advocacy work, to challenge their validity.

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