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Group helps migrants to reach goals in France

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Migrants join educational programs to help them reach their goals in France
Migrants join educational programs to help them reach their goals in France SINGA

France recently announced new efforts to simplify its asylum-seeking process, cutting a hefty two-year procedure down to a more efficient nine months. 66 thousand refugees tried to find a safe haven in France last year, according to the European Commission. But it is not smooth sailing even after the paperwork, as immigrants must adapt themselves to France’s often confusing society. The non-profit SINGA recently launched to help migrants to France best use their talents.