Immigration Conversation Topics

by Loraine Walters
Created: 12.12.2019
Updated: 08.01.2020

List of 49 Immigration Conversation Topics

  1. When is immigration helpful to a country and when is harmful?
  2. Do you think your country needs more or less immigrants?
  3. What nationalities are most immigrants who come to your country?
  4. What would happen if we erased all country borders and let people live wherever they wanted? Would it be a good or bad thing? Why?
  5. Does your country have strict immigration laws? Should the laws be less strict or stricter?
  6. What should immigrants know before they can become citizens?
  7. Why do people immigrate to other countries?
  8. What is the reason you moved out of your country to move here?
  9. Is immigration from one country to another a problem? In what ways do you see it as a problem?
  10. Do you know any immigrants?
  11. Do you think that immigrants are treated well in in most countries?
  12. Do you think there is a relation between immigration and crime?
  13. Should any government limit the number of immigrants entering the country? What would be a good number?
  14. Is local culture threatened by immigration?
  15. How far should immigrants retain their culture?
  16. Should immigrants have the same rights as native citizens?
  17. Is there a difference between political and economic immigration?
  18. Should immigrants have the right to vote? In which elections?
  19. What should be done with the illegal immigrants entering a country?
  20. Should the country of origin of illegal immigrants be held responsible?
  21. Do immigrants have a good or bad reputation in your part of the country?
  22. Should students be allowed to wear clothes with cultural or religious symbolism at school?
  23. Do you think immigrants are treated with more suspicion now than they were a year ago?
  24. Do you know anyone that is married to an immigrant?
  25. Do you know any people who have emigrated from your country?
  26. Would you ever think of emigrating?
  27. Why would you think of emigrating?
  28. What would be some of the issues that would concern you about emigrating?
  29. Are there a lot of immigrants in your community?
  30. Do immigrants in your community isolate themselves into a certain area?
  31. Should immigrants be required to learn the local language?
  32. How would you help an immigrant learn the local language?
  33. How would you encourage children of immigrants to become bilinqual by maintaining the original language and becoming fluent in the local language?
  34. Should immigrants be educated in their original language or the local language?
  35. To what extent should official documents be written in several languages to accommodate immigrants?
  36. Are immigration regulations too strict? In what way should they be changed?
  37. How long should immigrants be required to live in the new country before they can become naturalized?
  38. What should be the requirements for naturalization?
  39. How does an immigrant become a citizen in your country?
  40. How does immigration affect the economic situation in your community?
  41. To what extent has the culture of your community become richer by immigrants?
  42. How is your community incorporating immigrants into the life of the community?
  43. How would you define the word “home”?
  44. Should employers who employ illegal immigrants be penalized?
  45. Should illegal immigrants be deported?
  46. What is the best method to slow or stop immigration? Can immigration ever be completely stopped?
  47. Do you think immigrants to a country work harder than people born in that country? Why or why not?
  48. Do you have any friends or family who are immigrants? How does that affect your view of immigration?
  49. How do immigrants help a country’s economy?

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