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France may tighten immigration rules

18:12 03/05/2006
The French parliament is set to discuss the approval of a new immigration bill which would make it harder for foreigners to work in France. The proposals, drawn up by French Interior Minister Nicolas...

France introduces draft immigration law

12:03 09/01/2006
A new draft immigration law in France, which was put forward by Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy and is expected to be debated by parliament soon, calls for placing new requirements on foreign...

Second fire in Paris kills more African immigrants

10:01 30/08/2005
Seven people have died in a fire in a building housing African immigrants in Paris, officials say, four days after a similar fire killed 17 people. Last week's deadly fire - also in a building used...

Paris fire shows poor immigrant living conditions

14:54 29/08/2005
From the street, the apartment building where Alaye Ba lives with his wife and four children has typical Paris charm: a neat white facade, wooden shutters, lace curtains and a ground-floor cafe. "I...

Man who lived in Kenya airport gets UK citizenship

15:39 04/07/2005
A man who has lived for more than a year at Nairobi's international airport to protest being denied entry to Britain has finally been granted U.K. citizenship and plans to fly there within days. In a...

Polish tourism ad plays on French fear of immigrants

16:15 22/06/2005
In a tongue-in-cheek dig at the French fear of eastern European migrant workers, the Polish tourist board is using the image of a handsome plumber to promote Poland as a holiday destination. The...