Reuters/Gleb Garanich - An elderly woman works on a crossword puzzle as she rests in the shade in central Kiev, Ukraine, July 20, 2015.

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Why do elderly people oppose immigration when they’re most likely to benefit?

July 22, 2015, Hernan Winkler

The vast number of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean recently has been fueling anti-immigrant sentiment across Europe. Hernan Winkler looks into generational differences in attitudes towards immigrants and shows that although older natives disproportionately oppose immigration, they are the more likely to benefit from it.

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