A new plan approved by the Barcelona city council for the historic Cuitat Vella district of the Catalan capital will welcome and help newly arrived immigrants to the area for the first six months of their residence. Local immigrant support groups and other associations, including the Tot Raval Foundation, the Ibn Battuta cultural association and the Association of Pakistani workers, will be collaborating with the local authorities in the scheme which could be extended to Sants-Monjuic in the future. Cuitat Vella has one of the highest concentrations of immigrants in Barcelona, with 35 percent of its population from non-European Union countries. This is an average figure as certain barrios like Raval have a much higher proportion of immigrants (over 50 percent) than Barceloneta (24 percent).

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