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Recent Immigrants in Canada – 14 per cent of university-educated are unemployed, 3.3 per cent for Canadian-born university grads

Except today, the prospects for Canada’s most highly educated new Canadians is far more dismal.

Unemployment levels for recent immigrants with university degrees hit their highest point since June, 2010 last month.

According to data Statistics Canada crunched for Global News, 14 per cent of university-educated immigrants who’ve come to Canada in the last five years are without a job – more than their counterparts with a post-secondary certificate or high-school diploma.

Only 3.3 per cent of Canadian-born university grads, on the other hand, are unemployed, as are 5.6 per cent of university-educated immigrants who’ve been in Canada a decade or more.

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Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Unemployment’s up for Canada’s most educated immigrants | Globalnews.ca.

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