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BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 25:  A young woman from Syria (L) learns about job opportunities at the second annual jobs fair for refugees and migrants at the Estrel hotel and conference venue on January 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The intiative brings together exhibitors from retail, the service industry, manufacturing, employment agencies and other branches who are recruiting people from among the hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees who arrived in Germany in recent years. Germany is taking active measures across both the public and private spheres to encourage the integration and employment of the newcomers.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Asylum Seeker Unemployment Up 33 Percent Since 2016

Asylum seeker unemployment numbers are up 33 percent in Austria despite the fact that the number of total migrants coming into the country has declined. The number of unemployed asylum seekers has risen to 28,720 in Austria, and the capital Vienna

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Austria To Ban Migrants From Buying Guns

The Austrian government is set to amend the laws which govern the use and possession of firearms so that illegal immigrants and asylum seekers will no longer have access to purchasing them. The new changes to the extant amendment to

A woman wearing a niqab, the islamic full veil, walks in a street of Lyon, eastern France, on January 25, 2010. A ban on the wearing of the full Islamic veil is being studied in several European countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark and Austria. In France a parliamentary commission is due to present a much-awaited report on January 26, 2010, which is expected to recommend that new legislation be enacted to ban the full veil, known as the burqa or niqab, in public places.  AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Austrian Socialists Block Burqa Ban Bid

Austrian Foreign Minister and member of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Sebastian Kurz has accused Socialist Party (SPÖ) coalition partner of blocking integration legislation that would ban the full-face Islamic veil.