The French Immigration Surge
The International Herald Tribune
The bill would allow consular officials at French embassies to request DNA tests from applicants seeking long-term visas to join their family members in France. The DNA tests would be voluntary.Thanks to labor economist George Borjas for the link. Check out the Borjas blog here. His most recent posts are about the strike and settlement at GM.
It is part of a broader immigration bill presented by Brice Hortefeux, a longtime friend of President Nicolas Sarkozy who heads the newly created Ministry of Immigration and National Identity.