Poll: Nearly 4 Out Of 5 French Don't Want to Accept Any More Immigrants

Article author: 
Chris Menahan
Article publisher: 
Information Liberation
Article date: 
5 December 2018
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
Nearly 80 percent of French citizens believe France does not need any more immigrants, according to a new poll.
From Sputnik:
    Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron called on EU members to "share" refugees and expel so-called economic migrants, while the French parliament signed a new immigration law aimed at ensuring "controlled immigration, an effective right to asylum" and "successful integration" of new arrivals.
    Well over half of France's citizens believe their country accepts too many immigrants, comprehensive poll data published Saturday by the French weekly Journal du Dimanche has shown.
    According to the poll, conducted by Ifop in partnership with the Jean-Jaures Foundation and the American Jewish Committee, 52 percent of French men and women believe that France welcomes "too many foreigners". Another 27 percent believe France welcomes "enough". Taken together, some 79 percent of the country's citizens believe France does not need any more immigrants....