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The Importance of Contact Between Refugees and Host Communities

The Importance of Contact Between Refugees and Host Communities

Contact with refugees is associated with a 50% increase in one’s likelihood to strongly support the country’s hosting of refugees and a doubling of one’s likelihood to be willing to hire or to allow one’s children to marry refugees compared to someone who does not have such contact.