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Portugal voted the 2nd best country in the world to welcome immigrants


According to the Index of Migrant Integration Policy (MIPEX), keeps his place from 2011 and continues on the podium with regard to the recepcion and assistance in the integration of the immigrants.

This ranking is based on several points, such as unemployment, education, health, political participation, the difficulty in finding residence and nationality, and discrimination.

In the general ranking, Portugal won the first place, and was ranked second behind Sweden in the ranking which includes the health area.

The data remounts to 2014 and compare all EU members as well as Australia, Canada, Iceland, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States.

 The categories where Portugal collected more points were: mobility in the labor market, family reunion, access to nationality and anti-discrimination.

Portugal has been continuously in the best places of many world rankings, such as the most peaceful and safest countries, which make it one of the countries with better life quality.

Date: 2015-07-03

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