As many as 70,000 Algerians are reported to have applied for French citizenship in the last year according to local media reports.
The Algeiran nationals have reportedly submitted relevant documents for the citizenship at the Centre of Algerian Veterans in the French Army said Algerian news site Echorouk.
According to the reports, the unemployment rate in Algeria stands at 11.07 percent as of last year’s thrid quarter. Since there are no jobs in the nation, the youth in Algeria are lookintg for opportunities outside the country
The Algerian news also said that these people applying for citizenship are applying either for themselves or for their children or even their grandchildren.