'Only 700 African migrants can be deported'

ByDEBORAH S. DANAN
June 15, 2012 12:23

JPost reporter says that arrests will appease public but is 'a drop in the ocean.'

Immigration officers escort African migrant in TA

Immigration officers escort African migrant 370 (R). (photo credit:Baz Ratner/Reuters)

This week, Jerusalem Post reporter Ben Hartman discusses the latest on the status of African migrants in Israel.

According to Hartman, the status of most of the Africans coming into Israel’s borders is unknown because their claims have not been examined; it is therefore impossible to determine who is an economic migrant and who is an asylum seeker.

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