protests, can return to France. But the rest of the family cannot come with her.
Leonarda Dibrani, however, refused his generous offer. She said she would not return without her family, who are Roma, or Gypsies.
"If she makes a request, and if she wants to continue her studies, she will be given a welcome, but she only"
“Mr. Hollande has no heart for my family? He has no pity? I will not go alone to France, I will not abandon my family. I'm not the only one who has to go to school, there are also my brothers and sisters"Her father Resat, 47, has threatened to return to France illegally and even said the family had already packed their bags.
"My children were integrated in France, we continue to fight as my children are strangers here"
“We thought that Hollande was a just person to protect a family. To give him my daughter, that is not possible.”Hollande also said local authorities would be told that such detentions cannot happen while children are in the care of their schools, whether inside the building, at the exit, on a bus or in after-school activities.
Although polls show that 74 per cent of the French don’t think the family should be allowed to return to France, the case has threatened to destabilize the Hollande government.
Leonarda’s parents and five brothers and sisters had lived in France for four years while their asylum bid was processed. It was eventually rejected in the summer.