>> France's Parliament has passed an immigration law that has caused widespread unease. After a debate that overran through the weekend and opened rifts within President Emmanuel Macron's party, and protests like this one a couple of months ago. The bill passed by a large majority as was expected, but concerns voiced by lawmakers in Macron's two-year-old En Marche movement were the most serious signs of dissent within its ranks so far.
Amnesty International described the bill as dangerous for asylum seekers. It doubles to 90 days the amount of time for which illegal migrants can be detained. It shortened deadline to apply for asylum, and makes illegally crossing a border punishable by a year in jail and fines. The bill was subject to more than 1,000 proposed amendments.
France's Senate at the House will debate the lower in June, though Parliament will get the last word.