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Unemployment soars in Paris banlieues
Youth from outskirts of French capital complain about discrimination and high unemployment.
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012 16:57

Immigration and the economy have become central issues in the French presidential election.

For the youth in the largely immigrant poor neighbourhoods outside Paris, known as banlieues, an unemployment rate four times the national average has brought both issues to a head.

Al Jazeera's Casey Kaufman reports from Paris.

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