Leyland Cecco, writing in The Guardian »

A French doctoral student has been denied residency in Quebec after officials in Canada’s francophone province ruled that she had an inadequate command of her mother tongue.

Emilie Dubois, a graphic designer who has lived and studied in Quebec City for eight years, was stunned to find her recent residency application denied on the grounds that she failed to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of French.

CBC » Quebec denies French citizen’s immigration application because chapter of thesis was in English

Émilie Dubois, a French citizen, applied to settle in Quebec after completing a PhD at a French-language university, but the province turned her down because part of her thesis was in English.

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NY Times » For Quebec, a French Woman May Not Be French Enough

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