Poll: 40% of Israelis support deporting 'infiltrators'

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June 7, 2012 10:44

Forty percent of the Israeli public believes in the deportation of all of the ‘infiltrators’ in Israel to their homelands, while 34% said Israel should only deport those whose lives would not be in danger if they were returned to their countries.

The figures, released in a poll compiled by the Knesset TV channel, also found that 86% of the public believes that the government is the most to blame for Israel’s inability to stop the migrants from entering the country.

Only 11% of Israelis believe that the migrants should be given legal work visas, a solution that some have proposed for solving the social problems and crime arising from the migrant population.

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