Gallup: who in the world ‘welcomes’ refugees?

Refugee Resettlement Watch

Much to my surprise, five African countries are in the top ten “accepting of migrants” countries in the world.

africa-political Five African countries are in the top ten most accepting of migrants.

So why is the US responsible for taking tens of thousands of so-called refugees from Africa every year? Can’t they stay in welcoming parts of the continent?

Here is the fascinating report from Gallup:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Many countries on the front lines of the recent migrant crisis in Europe are among the least-accepting countries in the world for migrants, according to Gallup’s new Migrant Acceptance Index. Nine of the 10 countries that score a 2.39 or lower (out of a possible 9.0) on the index are former Soviet bloc countries — with most located along the Balkan route that once channeled asylum seekers from Greece to Germany. Israel, which has dealt with its own influx of asylum seekers…

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