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Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadioAs the Fourth of July approaches, you may be surprised to learn which country likes the United States the most. It's in Africa.
Well, at least they still like us in Africa.
Refugee Resettlement Coordinator Norman Nakamura says, "Africa is still currently one of the larger sites of refugees."
According to the Pew Global Attitudes Report, citizens in the Ivory Coast have a higher opinion of the U.S. than people in the U. S. Nakamura says it's hard to convince some refugees we don't give out free money when they come to Utah.
"They try to disillusion the idea that when you get to the United States you're going to have three TVs and all these things. They just don't exist," Nakamura says.
By the way, in the poll of which country likes the U.S. the most, we came in fourth after the Ivory Coast, Ghana and Kenya.