Sarkozy’s immigration policy is ‘racist,’ commission says

On Wednesday, January 23rd, a member of a French commission on social and economic reform said that President Nicolas Sarkozy’s proposed policy of using quotas for immigrants is racist. Herve Le Bras said: If we will have quotas for specific nationalities and specific professions it will lead to a racist policy.” Also a concern, was that the restrictive policy would prevent important sectors of the economy from finding enough workers.