Majority of Germans Scared of Migrant Influx – Poll

© AP Photo / Michael SohnPeople wait outside a registration center for migrants and refugees in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.
People wait outside a registration center for migrants and refugees in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015. - Sputnik International
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Slightly over a half of all Germans now say that they are afraid of the rising migrant influx in their country, a new survey by the national ARD broadcaster has found.

Syrian refugees wait to be escorted to a train after they crossed the Hungarian border from Croatia. - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The surging stream of refugees crossing in their thousands into Germany every day scares 51 percent of German respondents, the poll released on Thursday has shown, up from 38 percent in September.

The number of people unfazed by the migrant situation in the country has dropped from 59 percent to 47 over the past month.

The same survey has shown that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door immigration policy has eroded her approval rating to a four-year low.

Syrian refugees and migrants are escorted to be registred by German police officers upon arrival from Austria at the Munich's main train station late September 3, 2015. - Sputnik International
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