Unemployment soars in Paris banlieues

Youth from outskirts of French capital complain about discrimination and high unemployment.

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.

Source: Al Jazeera

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