...About eight thousand annually. The absolute majority of these births are to African women, and the majority of those have sneaked into French territory from the African mainland.
Mayotte is a former French colony located in the Indian Ocean north of Madagascar. In 2012 then-French president Nicholas Sarkozy organized a referendum that made the Island part of France. Jus solis or birthright citizenship is practiced in France, which means that every one of these illegal African women that squeezes out an anchor baby is entitled to a lifetime of benefits, as well as the privilege of moving freely throughout Europe's 28-country Schengen Zone.
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L'hôpital de Mayotte se passerait bien du... by france24