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The One Percent Solution

At Rational Immigration Movement we believe that it is morally wrong to restrict where people live.

But getting to a world where people can move without restrictions will take time, education and experience.

We propose as an interim step that all member countries of the United Nations immediately begin to accept new immigrants equal to one percent of their population each year. One percent is a manageable number and the world will become a better fairer place if people can move away from bad governments and toward good governments.

We know that when East Germans, in 1989, finally found a way to leave the oppressive communist GDR and that West Germany welcomed them the government of East Germany collapsed.  This was a great good for the world.

If the people from North Korea had places to go how many would leave?

What would happen?

What about the people from Zimbabwe?

Or the people from Iran?