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Is France's new immigration bill 'firm but fair'?

Latest update : 2018-02-23

By Marc PERELMAN

The French government unveils a highly controversial immigration and asylum bill - we take a closer look. Also this week, the opposition conservative leader Laurent Wauquiez is in the eye of the storm for lashing out at pretty much everyone, including his own camp. Finally, one of France's main student unions is embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal.