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Israel Ignoring or Mishandling 99.7 Percent of Asylum Requests, NGO Says

Date: 12.8.20 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The Population and Immigration Authority failed to respond to or rejected without thoroughly examining 99.7 percent of asylum seeker requests filed from 2011 through 2019.

Coding Boot Camp Opens Door to Israeli Tech for African Asylum Seekers

Date: 5.8.19 Source: Haaretz, Refaella Goichman

“They took a few of us on a bus to Tel Aviv and dropped us off at the central bus station. I was 18 and a half and didn’t know what to do. I got to Jaffa and linked up with people who could help me.

World Refugee Day: Israel's contested refugee population

Date: 20.6.19 Source: The Jerusalem Post, Yvette J. Deane

As World Refugee Day was commemorated around the world on Thursday, it is puzzling that Israel officially has only 14 refugees, despite having over 30,000 asylum seekers from African countries, many of whom are seeking refugee status.“No one knows the exact number,” Guli Dolev from the African Re

Trump Says Asylum Seekers Should Have to Pay a Fee to Apply

Date: 30.4.19 Source: Associated Press, Haaretz

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to try to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants seeking to cross into the U.S.

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