migrants in israel

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State: Best interest of Filipino child doesn’t trump deportation

sraeli law does not include jus soli – a rule that the citizenship of a child is determined by the place of its birth.

Miriam Naor

Ex-chief justice Naor: Migrants issue was resolved with UN, but PM caved

In early April 2018, Netanyahu made a sudden and dramatic announcement that after 12 years of debating, an answer had been found to the migrants’ dilemma.

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit

Mandelblit: Knesset solution for migrants is 'black hole' in legal system

Mandelblit said the bill would utterly break with the foundations underlying Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.

Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal leads to new debate about migrants

Pro-migrant groups, including the UN, have said Eritreans cannot safely be sent back to Eritrea for fear of persecution under the country’s draconian draft laws.


Minister advances proposal to make south Tel Aviv a national priority

Millions to be funneled into neighborhoods that absorbed high numbers of migrants.

Amnesty International blasts Israel’s ‘cruel’ migrant deportations

NGO says it documented transfers that don’t meet standards for voluntariness, are illegal.

Teklit Michael, 29, an asylum seeker from Eritrea, works in the kitchen of a restaurant in Tel Aviv

Lawmakers cut debt for employers of asylum-seekers

This arrangement only applies until the end of June, after which the previous arrangement will resume.

African migrants painted in white hold signs during a protest against the Israeli government's plan

State waffles before court on Uganda deportation deal

Representatives dodge questions as to whether there’s an agreement, admit 1,749 expelled there since 2015.

Protestors demonstrate against Israel's plan to deport asylum-seekers

New Israel Fund grantees asked Rwandan government not to accept migrants

New Israel Fund CEO: If such a letter led Rwanda to cancel an agreement, it's a failure of Israel’s foreign policy.

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