The Middle East is experiencing a migrant crisis and the United States and Canada are struggling to keep their borders open, according to a report released Tuesday by the Council on Foreign Relations.
The report was based on a survey of the top 15 countries in the region, and the top five countries in terms of foreign emigrants.
It noted that a third of all Middle Eastern migrants are Syrian refugees.
Syrian refugees make up more than a quarter of all migrants to the United Kingdom, the report found.
Syrian migrants are also more likely to enter the U.S. than Syrian refugees, the researchers said.
Middle Eastern countries with the highest percentage of migrants entering the U