Police arrest illegal worker despite promise

By DAN IZENBERG
December 27, 2005 20:29

 
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The immigration police arrested and jailed an illegal migrant worker on the day after Christmas despite their explicit promise not to make arrests during the Christmas holidays, a lawyer for Workers' Hotline charged on Tuesday. However, Immigration Authority spokeswoman Orbit Friedman said the authority had announced officially and through the media that the arrest moratorium was for December 24 and 25.

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