A majority of Europeans do not consider immigration to be the most important issue overall. Domestic issues such as corruption, living standards, and employment ranked as high or higher in voters’ minds in most countries.
The U.N. General Assembly endorsed an accord to ensure orderly migration over opposition from five countries, including the United States and Hungary.
From Latin America to the Middle East, migration policies have played a key role as authoritarian regimes seek greater influence in regional and global affairs.
The nations of the European Union and the United States are justifiably concerned about Islamic extremism. At the heart of this dilemma is what has been called a clash of civilizations.