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How Do Europeans Feel About Immigration?

A recent CNN poll found Americans are pretty evenly split when it comes to support for President Trump's travel ban.  A new survey from Chatham House looks at found European sentiment is also split on immigration, particularly from Muslim countries.  

Chatham House asked people to explain whether they agree or disagree with the following statement: “All further migration from mainly Muslim countries should be stopped.” Overall, 55 percent of people from ten different European countries agreed with this. 

We talk about the findings and what’s behind the growing opposition to Muslim immigrants in Europe with Farid Hafez, editor of the Islamophobia Studies Yearbook and co-editor of the  European Islamophobia Report.




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