Eurobarometer: 60 percent of respondents interact daily with migrants

the long-run and a similar proportion view integration as a two-way process for both migrants and host societies,according to a Eurobarometer survey published today.

”Europeans tend to agree on the main factors that may facilitate or prevent integration as well as on policy measures that support it, such as offering language courses upon arrival, mandatory integration programmes and measures facilitating access to the labour market,” said the survey.

According to the survey, around 60 percent of respondents interact daily with migrants, while 40 percent have either friends or family members who are migrants. A majority of respondents in all Member States say that the EU plays an important role when it comes to integration, with a particular added value for sharing best practices, promoting cooperation between all actors involved, and financial support.

Source: Emirates News Agency