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Jobless rate soars among migrants


Middle Eastern migrants are piling on to the dole queue, according to the latest figures.

MIDDLE Eastern migrants are piling on to the dole queue — with a 33 per cent jobless rate during their first five years in Australia.

The Daily Telegraph can reveal the unemployment rate among recent immigrants from the Middle East has doubled in a decade, with one-in-three out of work.

Migrants from the Middle East and North Africa are also three times more likely than European or Asian immigrants to be out of work in the first five years of settlement. And their 33 per cent jobless rate is six times higher than the national average.

Jarrod Sierocki

Islamic migration experts have blamed the unemployment rate on bosses who shun jobseekers named ‘Mohammad’ and women wearing hijabs.Source:News Corp Australia

Islamic migration experts have blamed the sky-high unemployment rate on bosses who shun jobseekers named “Mohammad” and women wearing hijabs.

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data reveals Mi…

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