Asylum Seekers from Eritrea and Sudan in Israel – December 2017

25/12/2017

According to the most recent data provided by the Israeli Administration of Border Crossings, Population and Immigration at the Ministry of Interior (MOI), about 35,000 asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan who entered Israel through Egypt, and are therefore regarded as “infiltrators” by the MoI, currently live in Israel.  Only 300 asylum seekers have entered Israel via Egypt since 2013, and not a single one did in 2017.

The asylum seekers’ official status and Israel’s non-removal policy

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According to the most recent data provided by the Israeli Administration of Border Crossings, Population and Immigration at the Ministry of Interior (MOI), about 35,000 asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan who entered Israel through Egypt, and are therefore regarded as “infiltrators” by the MoI, currently live in Israel.  Only 300 asylum seekers have entered […]

Information about the new deposit law

14/05/2017

According to the anti- infiltration law, a new amendment states that starting in May the employer will deduct 20% of asylum seekers salary and deposit it into a special bank account (deposit) that will be opened under your...

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Support The Hotline for Passover

02/04/2017

Each year at Pesach, Jewish people all over the world will sit with family and friends at Pesach Seders and re-tell the story of exodus. There is something extremely powerful about sharing a story of survival. To...

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