Beckow, commenting at Steve Sailer’s blog, writes about the primary purpose of nations and why a de jure or de facto policy of open borders undermines the authority, credibility, and even necessity of central governments.
One of the main functions of a central government is to control the country’s borders. That is why there is a central government. This used to be more military based, with occasional actual wars, but today it is about who comes across the border, who gets to stay, in other words migration policies.
In the last few decades this core function performed by