With the new agreements PM Netanyahu received from African leaders he met in the US, a past High Court ruling that restricted state policy on holding, deporting illegal migrants is no longer applicable, so migrants can now be deported to Africa from Israel forcibly.
By Akiva Bigman
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signed a series of diplomatic agreements that will allow the state to circumvent a recent High Court of Justice ruling and allow for the continued deportation of illegal infiltrators, Israel Hayom has learned.
Netanyahu took advantage of his recent trip to New York, where he delivered an address to the U.N. Continue Reading »
In attempting to come to the Jewish State through Egypt’s Sinai desert, 15 African migrants were shot dead near Israel’s border by unknown assailants.
The bodies of 15 African migrants were found Sunday by Egyptian police near the country’s border with Israel, according to security sources. Another eight migrants were reportedly found injured.
The border fence along Israel’s border with Egypt near the Red Sea resort town of Eilat – Photo: AFP
“Fifteen bodies of Africans shot dead were found at dawn on Sunday south of (the town of) Rafah,” said Tariq Khatir, a representative of the health ministry in North Sinai. Continue Reading »
The Jewish State’s fortified fence along Egypt’s border to be expanded as gov’t fears armed militants and/or illegal immigrants may exploit the porous border.
By Reuters, Itamar Eichner
>Israel’s security cabinet has approved extending the fortified fence along its Egyptian border into a section of the frontier with neighboring Jordan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday.
The security fence bordering Egypt seen in 2012 – Photo: Roee Idan
Jordan and Israel closely coordinate security for their 240 km (150 mile)-long border as well as for the strategic 95 km (60 mile)-long Jordan Valley within the West Bank.
But the Netanyahu government worries that African immigrants and armed jihadi infiltrators might try to reach Israel via Jordan after the Egyptian Sinai border was fenced off with a 5 meter (16 foot)-high razor-wire barrier in 2013. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar reports a dramatic rise in the number of migrant ‘asylum seekers’ who preferred to accept the gov’t offer, and left Israel for the cash payment.
By Omri Efraim
More than 700 asylum seekers left Israel under the “voluntary emigration” program in January, said Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar on Wednesday during a visit to the Holot detention center.
Human rights organizations criticize the government program claiming it is not “voluntary emigration” when the only other alternative to staying in Israel is incarceration.
The January figure of 773 asylum seekers who exited the country is substantially higher than the overall numbers from the fourth quarter of 2013. Continue Reading »
520 new municipal police jobs to be established, including a new Police unit for illegal migrant crime in south Tel Aviv.
Public Security Ministry: Municipal police forces have led to a decrease in crime & a greater sense of personal safety.
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The Finance Ministry announced Wednesday that a new municipal police unit of 50 inspectors and 50 police officers will be established to focus on illegal migrant crime in south Tel Aviv.
llegal migrants in south Tel Aviv, where a new police unit will fight crime – Photo: Yehoshua Yosef
The unit will be established as part of a new security budget allotment by the Finance Ministry.
Now that infiltration of illegal African immigrants is down to almost zero, Netanyahu vows to apprehend & return home those who’ve already entered illegally.
Infiltration of illegal African immigrants is down to almost zero, and Netanyahu vows to send back home those who already have entered Israel.
The long-absent fence along the Egyptian Israeli border from Eilat to Gaza is to be completed by the end of next month, and Arutz Sheva has learned from military sources that Africans finally have understood that they have little chance of illegally crossing the border and entering the country, let alone staying here. Continue Reading »