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In Parliament, the buried promise of the annual debate on immigration

2022-01-20T19:08:38.917Z

The theme has brought back the divisions between the left wing and the right wing of the majority during the quinquennium.



The images have been put away in the archives.

For the first time, this October 7, 2019, head of government, ministers and deputies spent five hours debating – without a vote – immigration in the National Assembly.

Édouard Philippe evokes

"quotas"

, the right demands

"acts"

, the National Rally calls for

"a referendum"

, the left denounces instrumentalization.

Same scenes two days later in the Senate.

Didn't Emmanuel Macron want, after the great national debate in April, that a

"debate on migration policy"

be held

"every year"

in Parliament?

But the promise will not be kept.

The annual will become the exceptional.

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Source: lefigaro

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