In Seine-Saint-Denis, “the problem is not the concentration of foreigners, but the concentration of unsettled people”

In Seine-Saint-Denis, “the problem is not the concentration of foreigners, but the concentration of unsettled people”

When, in December 2021, Papa More Sylla found out that his wife had received an obligation to leave French territory (OQTF), he fell from above. This 55-year-old man, Portuguese by nationality, has lived in France for ten years, works for a car rental company at Roissy Airport – Charles de Gaulle. His Senegalese wife joined him in 2015, with a five-year residence permit as a family member of a European national.

The couple, parents of five children, believed that the surname renewal would be just a formality. Even the department of Seine-Saint-Denis issued the OQTF mother. We meet Papa Mor Sylla permanently of the Réseau éducation sans frontières (RESF), in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), who is pursuing his appeal to the administrative court. My wife is about to collapse. trust. She can’t work. It’s very complicated now. »

The volunteer supporting her, Malika Shamma, denounces A Restrict access to stay In the department. “I’m doing everything to be honest, I haven’t done anything stupid”swears in turn Chaka Traoré, a 19-year-old from Côte d’Ivoire and CAP student whose request for settlement with the OQTF was denied, in December 2022. The province notably objects to Chaka’s passage in Libya, where he says he suffered torture and slavery As well as his professional integration, it is considered that the young man can return to his family in Côte d’Ivoire.

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It’s always the same stereotypes, laughs Miriam, a RESF volunteer who wishes to remain anonymous. We see a lot of cases of refusal of titles given to young people at school while before those that accompanied us were organized. »

“paperless factory”

The province also issued an OQTF for Mohamed Donzo, arguing that this Liberian does not have sufficient family ties or professional prospects in France, as he is an apprentice mechanic and has been living with his father in France for thirteen years. Wahiba Mbarki, of Moroccan origin, is a final year student. She came with her philosophy teacher to consult RESF after being refused a residence permit. “She has an average of 14.5, and congrats on the first quarter, we weren’t expecting her at all.”says her teacher Julie Morissette, who “more and more hesitant” Before he advised his undocumented students to apply for a residence permit.

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Mohamed Donzo, a Liberian, aged 20, trains as a mechanic in Colomiers (Seine-et-Marne).  Lives in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine (Seine-Saint-Denis).  In Saint-Denis, January 27, 2023.
In the office of the Réseau éducation sans frontières association, in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), on January 27, 2023.

Numerous organizations in the constituency, united within the Bouge ta préfecture collective, have called for a 1-day marchVerse Feb before state services in Bobigny, to denounce a “Illegal Immigrant Factory”due to refusal of addresses, absence of appointments in sufficient numbers and within reasonable deadlines or even physical reception in a time when everything is digital. “As far as we can work with the governorate regarding issues such as food aid, and as far as imbalances in receiving foreigners are concerned, there is a blockage, Regrets to Gabriel Amioux, from Secours Catholique. The services do not want to promote hooking up people. » Indeed, in December, all the labor unions in the department split a press release decrying the refusal to crush four women, all undocumented workers, in cleaning in particular.

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