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France: Immigration reform provokes outrage in Paris03:57

France: Immigration reform provokes outrage in Paris

France, Paris
February 22, 2018 at 01:48 GMT -00:00 · Published

Proposed changes to immigration law and asylum rules brought protesters onto the streets of Paris on Wednesday.Refugees, aid workers and other protesters gathered in Saint Michel Square to criticise what they see as unfair laws targeting the most vulnerable in society. Earlier, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb presented his plans which aims to differentiate asylum seekers from economic migrants. The new bill would simplify deportations for the latter group and reduce the asylum application procedures to six months from the current fourteen.

France: Immigration reform provokes outrage in Paris03:57
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Proposed changes to immigration law and asylum rules brought protesters onto the streets of Paris on Wednesday.Refugees, aid workers and other protesters gathered in Saint Michel Square to criticise what they see as unfair laws targeting the most vulnerable in society. Earlier, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb presented his plans which aims to differentiate asylum seekers from economic migrants. The new bill would simplify deportations for the latter group and reduce the asylum application procedures to six months from the current fourteen.

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