Keyword: immigration

France’s Roma defeat crackdown

Nicolas Sarkozy's attempt to force thousands of Roma migrants to leave France has done nothing to cut their numbers, a new report shows.

Expulsions forcées vers l'Italie: les représailles de Kadhafi contre les bombardements? (Fortress Europe)


EU barricades rise as dictators fall


Following the arrival this month of thousands of Tunisians on the island of Lampedusa, Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini has warned that the fall of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi will open a migratory exodus of 'biblical proportions'. Carine Fouteau reports on how pro-democracy revolts sweeping away the dictatorial regimes of the Arab world have opened up an embarrassing issue for the European Union, which for years has relied on the despots of North Africa to help control clandestine migration from the continent.

La recherche d'emploi pousse les Irlandais à émigrer (New York Times)