Europe Now Recognizes Dangers of Immigration More Than US Does

In your opinion, does immigration help or harm your country?

USA FRA GER BRI ITA ESP
Helps 59% 54% 48% 36% 51% 53%
Harms 31% 32% 43% 54% 41% 34%
No opinion 10% 14% 9% 10% 8% 13%

Are there too many or too few legal immigrants in your country?

USA FRA GER BRI ITA ESP
Too few 13% 5% 6% 3% 9% 10%
About right 43% 52% 33% 20% 26% 28%
Too many 35% 32% 55% 67% 55% 45%
Not sure 9% 10% 7% 10% 10% 17%

Source: Harris Interactive / Financial Times
Methodology: Online interviews with 6,520 adults in Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United States, conducted from May 2 to May 14, 2007. Margin of error for individual countries is 3 per cent.

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