Integration Through Penury? Denmark Debates a Lower Minimum Wage for Immigrants

A Danish politician has suggested paying immigrants half the current minimum wage. The idea has gone down well with center-right parties, but it's opposed by the left -- and the far right. Right-wing populists fear low wages for immigrants could take jobs away from "regular Danes."
A Danish politician has suggested paying immigrants half the minimum wage.

A Danish politician has suggested paying immigrants half the minimum wage.

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