Studies: France is a melting pot but discrimination lurks

FILE - A crowd watch French President Emmanuel Macron and centrist candidate for reelection arriving in the village of Spezet, Brittany, April 5, 2022. Two landmark new studies in France are busting myths about immigration, at a time when xenophobic far-right discourse has gained ground, highlighting that immigration is melting into society but also pointing out persistent discrimination against some groups with immigrant backgrounds.(AP Photo/Jeremias Gonzalez, File)

Studies: France is a melting pot but discrimination lurks