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2023-12-19 13:12 France lawmakers seek agreement on tougher migration bill
2023-12-19 13:12 France lawmakers search settlement on more durable migration invoice © FRANCE 24

A bunch of French lawmakers met on Tuesday to attempt to strike a deal on a contested invoice that may toughen France’s immigration legal guidelines and has highlighted the difficulties for President Emmanuel Macron of working the nation with no majority in parliament. Beyond the small print of the controversial invoice on which left and right-wing lawmakers sought to see eye to eye, “this is a political power struggle, a tug of war for who is really controlling this flagship law,” FRANCE 24’s Catherine Norris Trent stated.