Apr 25, 2011

America The Melting Pot?

Richard Florida writes an interesting article about how the United States is no longer the best in the world in welcoming immigrants.  A study by the British Council and the Brussels-based Migration Policy Group provides the data. 

Florida writes:

"Whether they see immigration as a good thing or a scourge, Americans like to think of their country as an immigrant-friendly place, with borders that are among the most open in the world."

"For those keeping score, Sweden ranked first, Portugal second, and Canada third. The U.S. was ninth! The map below shows the scores for the 31 countries measured by the Index."

Click to read the article