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maghrebin(e)

immigrant from northern Africa

2

un immigrant

an immigrant

3

laic

secular

4

la laicite

the absence of religious involvement in govt

5

la banlieue

the suburbs

6

les quartiers sensibles

rough neighborhoods

7

le chomage

unemployment

8

les emeutes

riots

9

une manifestation

a demonstration, a protest

10

le xenophobie

fear or dislike of strangers

11

la haine

hatred

12

le Front National (le FN)

extreme right political party in France

13

la voile

veil (worn by Muslim women)

14

la burqua

garment worn by some Muslim women which conceals them head to toe

15

un sans-papiers

an illegal immigrant

16

l'animosite

tension

17

surmonter

to overcome

18

s'integrer

to blend in; to become part of

19

le taux d'immigration

the amount of immigration

20

augmenter

to increase

21

la racaille

rifraff; hooligans; no-goodniks

22

l'immigration; clandestine

illegal immigration

23

actuellement

currently

24

le prejuge

prejudice

25

multiculturalisme

multiculturalism

26

injuste

unjust

27

refugie

refugee

28

la securite

safety

29

acceptation

acceptance

30

la carte verte

the green card