Adoption of Immigration bill

Published on 07 January 2019

On 11th September 2018, the bill for a managed immigration and the right to asylum was published in the French Official Journal.

The main objectives of the bill are:

  • To improve the conditions for incoming foreign talents, notably highly qualified professionals through a multi-year « Talent Passport » resident’s permit, which should be extended to salaried employees of innovative companies;
  • To strengthen France's capacity to attract the international profiles contributing to the economic dynamism and to the linguistic and cultural development.

Some provisions already came into force.