Have we engineered war in Syria? Poverty in dysfunctional North Africa, most Muslim countries, Pakistan, Somalia?
Second, what refugees? Those are economic migrants. Actual war refugees in Syria, about four million of them, wait for resolution of war in Syria in actual refugee camps in countries around Syria, notably in Turkey.
A person from Pakistan that moves to Germany is not a war or political persecution refugee. This is almost never true.
Even then, UN principle that all UN nations agreed to is that a refugee stops in the first peaceful country that accepts him or her instead of moving on to Germany or Sweden. In search of peace I guess.
If Western Europe or United States want to import unskilled economic migrants (that will not integrate with their societies) because in a fit of they imagine they somehow are responsible for the dysfunction of poor countries, that’s their suicide.
Speaking of which: economically, the poor and less skilled people are trapped between the hard place of automation and a rock of immigration. The interplay of supply and demand is driving the wages down due to systematically increasing supply of low-skilled and unskilled labor.
At the same time, developed countries are high-cost locations, while the wages of low-skilled people living there are driven to Third-world levels.
has summarized labor market situation in UK aptly:
Any job in UK requires either university degree or thirty minutes of training.
Anybody with IQ below 100 cannot get university degree, least of all an immigrant from a totally different culture with totally different language. That’s plain impossible (the minimum IQ enabling surviving in university environment appears to be 120).
Do you really think that such people can survive competition against robots. Seriously. All they can do is competing for systematically shrinking pool of unskilled jobs. What happens if due to immigration the pool of such labor increases steadily? Has the West thought about that?!
This is quickly becoming unlivable for them, be it native or an immigrant. The standard solution is subsidized communal mass housing, which as can be expected, are quickly becoming dens of despair and preying grounds for criminals and drug dealers. Just like the ones in France.
That’s help? This is suicide. For everyone.
The irony is that what Western countries are doing is utterly irresponsible.