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posted on 20 September 2015

How Do Americans Feel About Taking In Refugees?

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Americans overwhelmingly favor taking in refugees, according to a recent YouGov poll.

52 percent of respondents said that the United States should provide refuge to people fleeing war and oppression while 21 percent said it should not. However, when it comes to Syrian refugees, Americans take a harder line. When asked if their country should accept more or fewer Syrians, 30 percent said fewer, 26 percent said more and 19 percent said they want it to stay the same.

This chart shows how people in the United States feel about taking in refugees.

Infographic: How Do Americans Feel About Taking In Refugees? | Statista

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