French interior minister forced to shelve tough immigration bill

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Gérald Darmanin, France's ambitious hardline interior minister, has been forced into a retreat by President Emmanuel Macron's centre-right government over his plans to propose draft legislation for a cracking down on illegal immigration and beefing up procedures for the expulsion of foreign nationals found guilty of criminal acts.  

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President Macron’s ambitious interior minister has been forced to back down over his plan to fast-track a tough immigration bill designed to allow the expulsion of more foreign criminals, reports The Times.