Nearly two in three Italians (64%) voice concern about immigration, the highest share of any of the publics in latest Pew Global Attitudes 47-nation survey. In the developing world, South Africans and the Lebanese frequently cite immigration as a very big problem. By contrast, roughly half of the residents of Pakistan, Bolivia and Mexico say that emigration — people leaving their country for jobs elsewhere — is a very big problem. For Lebanon and Pakistan, in particular, both emigration and immigration rate as frequently cited national problems. Read More

Russell Heimlich  is a former web developer at Pew Research Center.