Verdonk’s integration plan hits new equality snag
August 27, 2006 Leave a Comment
Green left party GroenLinks has called on Immigration and Naturalisation Minister Rita Verdonk to respond to a report the country’s highest administrative court has shot down one of the main planks of her integration legislation.
The Council of State (Raad van State in Dutch) has advised the minister that holders of a Dutch passport, regardless of their employment status, cannot be compelled to follow an integration course. Broadcaster RTL Nieuws said the report is still confidential but it has obtained a copy.
Full article: Expatica Netherlands, 25 August 2006