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French universities welcome asylum seekers

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Some of the visiting students in a French class at the Ecole nationale supérieure (ENS)
Some of the visiting students in a French class at the Ecole nationale supérieure (ENS) ENS/peiens.com

Some of the most vocal supporters of France's welcoming refugees are students. While popular support for migrants in France elsewhere in Europe may be waning amidst policy arguments, university students have been working on programs to help colleagues from Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan and elsewhere. The ENS, one of France's most prestigious university, started a visiting student programme which has become a model for others. RFI meets some of the students.

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