Don’t Expect To Be Looked After, Says Marine Le Pen On ‘Illegal Immigrants’
Don’t Expect To Be Looked After, Says Marine Le Pen On ‘Illegal Immigrants’French leader of the French far-right party Front National (FN) Marine Le Pen (Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said refugees entering France shouldn’t expect to be taken care of, and especially kids of ‘illegal immigrants’ shouldn’t expect free education.

Speaking at a conference organised by the BVA polling organisation in Paris, Le Pen said,

I’ve got nothing against foreigners but I say to them: if you come to our country, don’t expect to be taken care of, to be looked after, that your children will be educated without charge. That’s finished now, playtime’s over.

Le Pen later clarified to reporters from AFP that she was specifically referring to illegal, undocumented immigrants and not foreigners in general.

Le Pen is the leader of Front National (FN) and a presidential candidate in the upcoming election in France in 2017. She has been riding the populist, nationalist, anti-establishment wave that has swept the West.

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