Eduardo Cordero, 19, from the Dominican Republic poses for a portrait in his room shared with his brother in the family apartment. Eduardo arrived in Spain in 2011 with his family. He was working without a contract until June, when he was fired, and is now seeking a job through the Exit Foundation. According to the latest Spanish National Institute of Statistics (INE) figures the new youth unemployment rate is 54.37 percent, reaching 79 percent among those 20 to 24 years old.