Didier Leschi reappointed as head of the French Office for Immigration and Integration

Since December 2015, he has headed the French Office for Immigration and Integration (OFII), an administration responsible for all aspects of immigration in France. Parliament voted on Wednesday January 12 for the reappointment of Didier Leschi as Director General of OFII for a new three-year term: his major challenge will be ” the integration “ … Read more

Novak Djokovic released by the judge … pending the intervention of the Minister of Immigration?

Judge Anthony Kelly ended several days of legal battle by ordering the immediate release of the 34-year-old, detained since arriving in Australia to play the first Grand Slam of the year, at a migrant center in Melbourne. Christopher Tran, a government lawyer, warned, however, that Canberra could still decide to expel Djokovic from the country, … Read more

In Denmark, the former immigration minister risks exclusion from Parliament

Inger Stojberg, in January 2016, in Brussels. FRANCOIS LENOIR / REUTERS Already sentenced to two months in prison for having taken an illegal decision, the former Danish immigration minister Inger Stojberg faces, Tuesday, December 21, a very likely exclusion from Parliament. At the end of a rare trial before a special court responsible for judging … Read more

“A more balanced territorial distribution of immigration is necessary”

Tribune. In the binary debates on immigration which agitated France in favor of the presidential campaign, little was said about what should be done to improve the integration capacities of immigrants within their host country. . On this subject, a recently published study by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development showed that too high … Read more

Prison closed for former Danish immigration minister

Former Danish Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg in Copenhagen on September 2, 2021. MADS CLAUS RASMUSSEN / AFP When she was immigration minister, the liberal Inger Stojberg celebrated the new screwdrivers in Danish migration policy – already very restrictive – by sharing a cake with her collaborators. With her taste for provocation and the politically incorrect, … Read more

Emmanuel Macron’s crossovers on immigration

Emmanuel Macron during the ceremony dedicated to the entry of Joséphine Baker to the Panthéon, in Paris, on November 30, 2021. SARAH MEYSSONNIER / AFP The symbol speaks for itself: Josephine Baker, a black woman, French of American origin, devoted to her homeland and at the same time to universal brotherhood, symbolized by her “Rainbow … Read more

In Israel, Ethiopian war rekindles heated debate over immigration

Protest by Ethiopians of Israel calling on the government to bring their families back to Ethiopia, in front of the Prime Minister’s office, in Jerusalem (Israel), on November 14, 2021. ODED BALILTY / AP An endless debate is revived in Israel in favor of a distant war, in Ethiopia. “The aliyah now! “” Bring back … Read more

Xavier Bertrand deems “urgent to regain control over immigration” and unveils his proposals

Xavier Bertrand, November 4 in Marck-en-Calaisis, during his speech. DENIS CHARLET / AFP One month before the Les Républicains (LR) party congress during which members will choose their candidate for the presidential election, Xavier Bertrand continues to unveil his proposals. On the program, Thursday, November 4: immigration. “No one is at the helm anymore. France … Read more

“For greater recourse to immigration in the face of labor shortages”

Tribune. While the very strong economic recovery suggests a historic possibility of resuming growth and full employment in our country, the labor shortage threatens to stifle this momentum. Indeed, 50% of French companies complain of not being able to recruit, and many of them end up giving up creating additional activity for lack of finding … Read more