Presentation of a draft law on controlled immigration and asylum – 7 August 2018

The Bill for a controlled immigration and an effective right of asylum was adopted on 1st August 2018 by the National Assembly. The decrees of application have not been published to date. Only the measures impacting professional immigration are presented here.

On 3 August 2018 a writ was filed for the constitutionality of the law be confirmed by the Conseil Constitutionnel. The Court has one month to render its judgment. The law should therefore be enacted by mid September at the latest.

Provisions on professional immigration have not been significantly amended. The reforms introduced by law and described in our newsletter of March 1, 2018 are unchanged.