Macron warns his party against 'bourgeois' view on immigration


French President Emmanuel Macron has told a meeting of MPs from his ruling LREM party that it must shed its middle-class image and adopt a hard line towards illegal immigration which he said was pushing the working class 'who live with it' into the arms of the far-right.

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President Macron told his own centrist party to shed its “bourgeois” stance on immigration as he pledged action against bogus asylum-seekers, notably from Albania and Georgia, reports The Times.