Author(s): Veysel BABAHANO?LU, Zekeriya B?L?C?
Depending on the conflictions experienced in Middle East, the borders are redrawn. Especially the war and confliction media in Syria, causing the intensive immigrations to be experienced, also become threating the border security of the country from time to time. While realism is a pragmatic approach featuring the preferences of governments about interest and power, idealism is an approach arguing that the interest of governments is in complying with the law and international principles. The realist approach of governments to the phenomenon immigration first of all through short-termed interests and includes an attitude that is reluctant to allowing immigrants. Idealist state, taking the sociological, humanistic, and principal dimensions of the phenomenon into forefront, approaches more positively to the phenomenon immigration in international policy. In this study, both approaches in terms of their main features and, it is argued that, among these, the idealistic approach to the issue immigration will contribute to the regional peace and stability.