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Israeli City Forced to Allow Children of Asylum Seekers in School After Blocking Enrollment

Date: 18.7.19 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

An Israeli court ruled on Wednesday that Petah Tikva must register 129 children of asylum seekers for kindergarten after the city's municipality prevented them from enrolling under various bureaucratic pretenses in January.

Israeli City Subjects School Registration of Asylum Seekers’ Children to Home Visits

Date: 21.8.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

An Israeli city is making the registration of asylum seekers’ children in the municipal school system subject to home visits and documentation by inspectors, ostensibly to ensure that the families are indeed Petah Tikva residents.

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