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Mass immigration (or mass migration) is a favorite talking point of the anti-immigration right wing. It's very similar to the "support legal immigration, oppose illegal immigration" line: the idea is that "immigration is fine, but mass immigration is bad". In particular, the following claims are being made:

  • White genocide: Whites are being replaced with nonwhites.
  • Political conspiracy: Conservatives are being replaced with liberals.
  • Educational downgrade: Educated folk are being replaced with uneducated folk.
  • Religious suicide: Christians are being replaced with Muslims.
  • Cultural suicide: Patriots of [country] are being replaced with foreigners who don't accept the [country]'s culture.
  • Crime-seekers: Immigrants are thugs!
  • Unsustainability: the receiving (although generally thriving, very prosperous, and almost always looking for employees) country cannot withstand the shock of receiving many people at once

High levels of immigration certainly do affect societies; however, current levels of immigration into Western countries are not nearly high enough to "destroy" them.

Too many immigrants[edit]

Ther takin' our jerbs!

Even though the absolute number of immigrants to the United States is higher than ever before, the current number of immigrants per capita is approximately equal to the historical average for the US:

US Immigration versus Population 1830 2020.png

Immigrant invasion[edit]

Ther makin' us all less white!

Is it actually harmful?[edit]

Of course the question is even if there is "mass immigration" on an "unprecedented scale" (which clearly, there isn't) the question whether this is actually a bad thing has to be asked. Judging by all the O'Reillys and DiLorenzos who make those arguments today, immigration in the past certainly has not destroyed America's most enduring characteristic: Immigrants bitching about the people on the next boat arriving in the harbor.


See the main article on this topic: Intersectionality

Opposition to mass immigration is something that apparently every right-winger can get behind.

Even alleged "skeptics" Sargon of Akkad,[37][38][39][40][41][42][43] The Amazing Atheist,[44] and Vernaculis[45][46][47][48][49] complain about mass immigration.

Climate exodus[edit]

The bitter irony is that the only way a mass migration — as spoken of by fear-mongers — could happen is because of another thing many wingnuts deny… a thing called climate change. Climate change — via such delights as desertification[50] and water shortages[51] — is slowly but increasingly costing some of the poorest nations their inhabitability,[52] and will likely cause multiple global exoduses unseen in human history as it begins to affect countries rich and poor. Another issue is that many of these countries, such as Syria, are already so war-torn that their governments can do very little to stop emigration. By the time climate refugees[53] reach the US (itself desertification-prone[54]) and southern Europe, the exodus may be so huge that the host nations actually may have difficulty supporting it (even without taking over Greenland). The deserted countries would probably have their Mad Max-style dystopian remains conquered by extremist groups such as the Taliban and ISIS, with virtually no governing bodies to stop them.

See also[edit]


  1. https://info.publicintelligence.net/AndersBehringBreivikManifesto.pdf
  2. https://www.stormfront.org/forum/t751499/
  3. https://www.dailystormer.com/tag/mass-immigration/
  4. http://therightstuff.biz/2015/08/10/mass-immigration-as-a-weapon/
  5. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/452618696100302849
  6. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/304709339124477953
  7. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/676945498125770753
  8. https://twitter.com/RichardBSpencer/status/839525366247063553
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  11. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/845659380192362496
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  13. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/871694884809449472
  14. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/826624445037084672
  15. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/814196550322757633
  16. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/789542390994350080
  17. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/775679668204687360
  18. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/753946374744395776
  19. https://twitter.com/DrDavidDuke/status/716771140807561217
  20. https://twitter.com/TradYouth/status/640419911584608256
  21. http://humanvarieties.org/2016/03/19/philosophical-reflections-on-on-genetic-interest/
  22. http://www.vdare.com/articles/legal-mass-immigration-is-the-ultimate-threat
  23. https://twitter.com/AmRenaissance/status/274170275195650048
  24. https://www.infowars.com/le-pens-rothschild-rival-muslim-mass-migration-unstoppable/
  25. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/834223838099599360
  26. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/825041641362821123
  27. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/835499875693363200
  28. https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet/status/860885766368628738
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  33. https://twitter.com/Cernovich/status/842946555783012352
  34. http://buchanan.org/blog/immigration-issue-of-the-century-16368
  35. https://bookstoread.info/book/9527065720/cuckservative-how-conservatives-betrayed-america
  36. https://twitter.com/Lauren_Southern/status/865423914112999428
  37. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/805452027593654273
  38. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/835525938880348161
  39. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/793171633993375744
  40. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/744462279706558464
  41. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/739811749755490304
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  43. https://twitter.com/Sargon_of_Akkad/status/838067782063427585
  44. https://twitter.com/amazingatheist/status/806109554878521349
  45. https://twitter.com/Vernaculis/status/842176718752387077
  46. https://twitter.com/Vernaculis/status/818591562326282240
  47. https://twitter.com/Vernaculis/status/818590430761807874
  48. https://twitter.com/Vernaculis/status/687362949057503232
  49. https://twitter.com/Vernaculis/status/681096282103005184
  50. See the Wikipedia article on desertification.
  51. See the Wikipedia article on water scarcity.
  52. Kerr, Julie (2017). Introduction to Energy and Climate: Developing a Sustainable Environment. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN 9781498774420. Retrieved 10 September 2019. "It is predicted that by 2100, … climate change will increase the area of desert climates by 17 percent, meaning more areas at risk of desertification. Worldwide, about 12 million hectares become useless for cultivation each year…" 
  53. See the Wikipedia article on climate refugee.
  54. See the Wikipedia article on Dust Bowl.