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Have a problem with AZ? Read about how FRANCE treats illegal immigrants

CACHAN, France -- For dozens of illegal immigrant families, a gymnasium outside Paris has become a temporary home. They sleep shoulder-to-shoulder, their dingy mattresses piled high with necessities and small treasures: cooking pans, diapers, stuffed animals.

The families, mostly Africans, were evicted from France's largest squat on Aug. 17. Riot police stormed the building _ an abandoned dormitory at a prestigious university _ and forced out more than 500 people. Nearly 30 illegal immigrants were put in detention centers. About 200 went to the cramped, dank gymnasium.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:08 AM on Apr. 29, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (3)
  • Yeah notice the double standard.Some want so badly to be Europe but now suddenly it's "Are we France?"
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:34 PM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • Are we France?
    DusterMommy

    Answer by DusterMommy at 11:19 AM on Apr. 29, 2010

  • Aren't we always supposed to emulate Europe? Because they are so enlightened?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 AM on Apr. 29, 2010