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Roma Exit France Momentarily To Show Crackdown ‘Absurdity’

Roma exit France momentarily to show crackdown 'absurdity' Expatica September 9, 2010 Three Roma facing deportation from France walked 100 metres (yards) into Belgium on Thursday and then returned in order to show the “absurdity” of the crackdown on travellers, … Continue reading

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Minister : One in 10 Migrants Unwilling To Integrate Into Germany

Minister: One in 10 migrants unwilling to integrate into Germany Deutsche Presse Agentur Sep 8, 2010, 12:28 GMT Berlin – One in 10 migrants to Germany is unwilling to integrate, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Wednesday, as the … Continue reading

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French Urge Romanians To Draft Roma Integration Plan

French urge Romanians to draft Roma integration plan M & C Sep 9, 2010, 18:53 GMT Bucharest – French officials visiting Romania Thursday to discuss the issue of Roma migration urged their hosts to draft a national plan for integrating … Continue reading

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Don’t Lecture Us On Roma, Romania Warns France

Don't lecture us on Roma, Romania warns France M & C Sep 9, 2010, 11:52 GMT Bucharest – Romania warned France not to give it any lectures on the situation of the Roma, ahead of a visit by French ministers … Continue reading

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Austria Restricts Asylum Seekers’ Freedom Of Movement

Austria restricts asylum seekers' freedom of movement M & C Sep 7, 2010, 17:47 GMT Vienna – Austria further tightened its asylum rules on Tuesday, with the government deciding that asylum seekers will no longer be allowed to leave refugee … Continue reading

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Facebook Death Threat Against Race-Row German Banker

REPORT: Facebook death threat against race-row German banker M & C Sep 7, 2010, 11:40 GMT Berlin – The German banker Thilo Sarrazin, who caused outrage with a book blaming Islam for the poor integration of Muslims, has been threatened … Continue reading

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France To Strip Nationaity For Killing Police : Sarkozy

France to strip nationality for killing police: Sarkozy AFP September 6, 2010 PARIS—-President Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday he wants to strip French nationality from immigrants if they kill or try to kill police or public officials, as part of a … Continue reading

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France Protests Against Security Crackdown

France protests against security crackdown By Sophie Lautier (AFP) Sep 4, 2010 PARIS—-Tens of thousands protested in cities across France Saturday against a government law and order crackdown that has targeted Roma gypsies, as smaller demonstrations took place in European … Continue reading

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France To Repatriate More Roma

France to repatriate 140 more Roma France was preparing to repatriate nearly another 140 Roma, a day after almost 100 were flown back to Romania under a controversial crackdown ordered by President Nicolas Sarkozy. The Telegraph Published: 9:35AM BST 20 … Continue reading

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Sarkozy’s Immigration Crackdown Could Backfire, Analysts Warn

Sarkozy's immigration crackdown could backfire, analysts warn The French government is pursuing inflammatory security policies, particularly regarding immigration, which some analysts think could be self-defeating come election time. By Perrine MOUTERDE (text) France 24 Latest update: 19/08/2010 In recent weeks … Continue reading

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France Sends Scores Of Gypsies Back To Romania

France sends scores of Gypsies back to Romania By JULIEN PROULT The Associated Press Thursday, August 19, 2010; 11:35 AM PARIS — France expelled nearly 100 Gypsies, or Roma, to their native Romania on Thursday as part of a very … Continue reading

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Few Legal Means To Restrict Rise In Bogus Unions

Few legal means to restrict rise in bogus unions JAMIE SMYTH The Irish Times Tuesday, August 17, 2010 ANALYSIS: Despite evidence of numerous unusual trends, demoralised registrars have limited powers to block sham marriages, writes JAMIE SMYTH GETTING MARRIED is … Continue reading

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One In Six Irish Marriages ‘Is A Migrant Sham ‘

One-in-six Irish marriages 'is a migrant sham' By Claire Murphy Herald.ie Tuesday August 17 2010 MORE than one in six Irish marriages could be a “sham” in an attempt to gain residency in the EU, according to a senior registrar. … Continue reading

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French Gypsy Protest Blocks Major Highway

French Gypsy protest blocks major highway AFP Aug 15, 2010 BORDEAUX, France— Members of France's Roma, Gypsy and traveller minorities blocked a major highway outside Bordeaux on Sunday after hundreds of them were kicked out of an illegal campsite. President … Continue reading

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Augustb 6, 2010: France : Sarkozy’s Gypsy Crackdown Begins

France: Sarkozy's Gypsy crackdown begins Agence France-Presse, August 6, 2010 http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gccPLaJDk9QtPpgtwMKLyI51Abmw SAINT-ETIENNE, France French police moved in Friday to clear an illegal Gypsy encampment for the first time since President Nicolas Sarkozy announced a crackdown on the minority group. Officers … Continue reading

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Millions Of Outsiders Eligible For EU Passports

Millions of outsiders eligible for EU passports By George Jahn and Alison Mutler The Associated Press, August 5, 2010 http://www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/D9HD96M00.htm Passport loopholes offered by three EU nations could be indirectly expanding the boundaries of the bloc — potentially giving nearly … Continue reading

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Will They Still Come?

Will they still come? The Economist, August 5, 2010 http://www.economist.com/node/16743639?story_id=16743639&fsrc=rss Demand for higher education is booming around the world. In rich countries like Britain, the number of university students increases every year, and still there are not enough places for … Continue reading

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Migrant-Transfer Rules To Be Tested At European Court

Migrant-transfer rules to be tested at European Court By Ivan Camilleri The Times of Malta, August 5, 2010 http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100805/local/migrant-transfer-rules-to-be-tested-at-european-court An asylum appeals case in Ireland that has been referred to Europes highest court, to test the legality of transferring asylum … Continue reading

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French Back Sarkozy Crime, Immigrant Crackdown—-Poll

French back Sarkozy crime, immigrant crackdown-poll Reuters, August 5, 2010 http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/LDE67424E.htm ARIS, Aug 5 (Reuters) – French people overwhelmingly support tough new measures proposed by President Nicolas Sarkozy to fight crime, delinquency and illegal immigration, a poll showed on Thursday. … Continue reading

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France Busts Chinese People-Smugglers

France busts Chinese people-smugglers Agence France-Presse, August 5, 2010 http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/france-busts-chinese-peoplesmugglers-20100805-11knw.html Police busted a major people-trafficking ring that charged Chinese migrants thousands of dollars to bring them to Europe, the French government said on Thursday. French police arrested a Chinese national … Continue reading

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