Irish people among the most positive about the impacts of immigration

A new EU survey on the Integration of Immigrants in the EU reveals that 80% of Irish people, highest in the EU, feel that the integration of most immigrants is successful in their local area or country. The EU average is 54% with people least positive in Bulgaria at 24%. The survey also shows that over 9 in 10 Irish people, amongst the highest in the EU, would be comfortable having an immigrant as a friend, as a work colleague, as a neighbour or as their doctor. Over half (55%) of Irish people have daily interaction with immigrants, second highest in the EU after Greece (57%), and well above the EU average of 38%.
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