Sarkozy’s Words on Immigrants Turn Law

    By Hadi Yahmid PARIS – France is waking up to the reality that President Nicolas Sarkozy’s tough line on immigration during his election campaign was no rhetoric, with a new bill restricting immigration under the family reunions law just waiting for the new parliament to be elected. “This new bill gives more credence to our earlier fears of the new government’s immigration policies,” Xavier Aminton, an immigration expert with the French League of Human Rights, told A few weeks in the job, new Immigration and National Identity Brice Hortefeux is already putting the final touches on a new bill to amend the 5-year-old family reunification law.

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