IMMIGRATION DONE WRONGHow can this possibly work for anyone concerned?

A suburb of Paris has 300,000 illegal immigrants crammed into it, according to a parliamentary report.

Politicians have warned Seine-Saint-Denis, north east of Paris, could be turned into a “huge ethnic ghetto” within two decades due to the surging numbers.

The report said the suburb – just six miles from the Eiffel Tower – is putting a huge strain on public services and creating social tensions.

There are an estimated 135 different nationalities in Saint-Denis, most extremely poor, including an estimated 600,000 Muslims from North African or sub-Saharan African backgrounds, the Daily Mail reported.

The official legal population in Saint-Denis is estimated at 1.5 million.

But the numbers continue to rise, as an estimated 80 migrants arrive in Paris every 24 hours — 550 a week.

After the break-up of the refugee camp in Calais, thousands of migrants moved to suburbs in the capital where charities say hundreds of children are sleeping rough.

Seine-Saint-Denis is popular with immigrants because of its location and efficient transport links, including the railway lines heading towards the North coast, and Britain. It’s also only a few hours from the Channel ports of Calais and Dunkirk.

So it’s like a reverse evacuation of Dunkirk? There is immigration done right (numbers, categories, integration, etc.) and then there is this.

Mind you, Seine-Saint-Denis is not a suburb, either in the nomenclature sense (it’s one of France’s “departments” or administrative regions) or colloquially (it’s a collection of suburbs). That aside, it’s only one of several parts of the “greater Paris”, which merely points to what must be even bigger extent of the problem.

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(Looking from the Eiffel Tower to the eastern part of Seine-Saint-Denis; photo by yours truly, 2016)

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