Intro and 1st CSC - Lacey Frigaard 20 November 2007 Comp...

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Lacey Frigaard 20 November 2007 Comp 1120 Section 59/60 Avesa Rockwell Immigration in Danish Society Walking through the streets of Copenhagen on any given day, one will most likely meet a variety of well-dressed people out shopping, riding their bicycles, or just sitting at a café and enjoying a cup of coffee. That person is surely to perceive a feeling of warmth and welcome from the Danes he or she meets, who almost all speak English fluently and are willing to help any tourist find the nearest metro station or the closest H&M. However, these feelings are often limited to foreigners just visiting the country. The recent influx of immigrants from areas such as the Far East, Middle East, the Balkans, Somalia, and other various countries has caused many Danes to change their opinions on the situation. According to Henrik Fyhn, a Dane from the eastern part of Jutland, “When I was a child, it was really something special to see a foreigner, to come home and say, ‘I saw a black person today (
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