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Snoopy said:
Bofferbrauer2 said:

You didn't understand the point it seems.

More people means more services are needed. Jobs like Hairdressers, cashiers, shopkeepers, and so on. And those won't get automated anytime soon.

Really, immigration pays for itself. What kills a country is not immigration, it's the opposite of it: Emigration, as it results in Brain drain.

Those jobs won't get automated soon? I guess you haven't been paying attention especially when you list cashiers. My local grocery store is using self-checkout completely with a couple of managers to keep watch. Even grocery stores might not be here soon because they will just deliver you the food with their self-driving car.

I don't know what you do for a living, but you better find a job in IT so you can stay on top of things.

Oh, we have self-checkout counters, too. Thing is that not everybody uses them and prefers going to the cashier, and the self-checkout counters still have some cashiers to help the people out when they have problems. In other words, while there will probably be a bit less cashiers, they just won't go away.