The American public's support for admitting Ukrainian refugees is higher than Gallup has found in any refugee situation since 1939, the firm said on Monday.
Gallup found that 78 percent of adults in the United States approve of allowing up to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees into the country, a record high in a new poll.
The results highlight the differences between Americans' view of various refugee crises, particularly given the number of Ukrainian refugees in question. Gallup found that only 37 percent of Americans approved for admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees in 2015, when Americans were asked about admitting at least 10,000 Syrian refugees.
Migration experts have said that racial bias plays a significant role in the different welcomes of refugees from different countries. Since the beginning of Russia's invasion, there have been several instances of white government officials and journalists expressing shock at the unthinkable happening in Europe, to people with blue eyes and blonde hair who seem like us.