An employment exchange in Paris - unemployment among under-25s of African origin is over 40 per cent
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Racism boosts second-generation African immigrant unemployment in France, report

Discrimination is keeping the children of immigrants at the bottom of France’s economic pile, a report advised Prime Minister Manuel Valls this weekend. Young men of sub-Saharan African origin face the biggest obstacles in finding jobs, ahead of a ministers’ meeting on tackling inequality.

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