France unveils steps to ‘take back control’ of immigration

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe vowed Wednesday to "take back control" of the country's migration flows by imposing quotas on…

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe vowed Wednesday to “take back control” of the country’s migration flows by imposing quotas on certain categories of skilled migrants and cutting back benefits available to asylum seekers. President Emmanuel Macron has for months been talking up a tougher approach to immigration, arguing that France must end its “lax” approach to prevent voters from drifting to the far right.

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