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The Minister of Interior, Ayelet Shaked, has announced a new policy that bans the employment of asylum seekers

Join our newsletter The Minister of Interior, Ayelet Shaked, has announced a new policy that is due to take effect on October 1, 2022. This policy bans the employment of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers in 17 Israeli cities and towns, including Tel Aviv and others where most asylum seekers live. In addition to the […]


Electric bicycle and scooter theory test for holders of “2A5” visa


“They tell a person to leave, but he has nowhere to go”: The ban on employment of asylum seekers in 17 cities


Asylum Seekers from Africa: Situation Report June 2022


Being the Child of Asylum Seekers in Israel ‘Hurts Every Day’

10.07.2022, Haaretz

Israel decided to limit refugee employment. Why should we care? – opinion

06.07.2022, The Jerusalem Post

Israel Bars Asylum Seekers From Most Jobs in Major Cities

30.06.2022, Haaretz

Israel’s Policy on Asylum Seekers Is ‘Unsustainable’, UN Representative Charges

The Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Israel charged on Thursday that the country’s status quo regarding the asylum seekers is “unsustainable,” and suggested re-tabling the UN treaty on refugees in Israel, among other solutions. Damtew Dessalegne, who is ending his term in office after four years in Israel and has […]

19.06.2022, Haaretz

Israel Lifted Protections for Congolese Asylum Seekers Without Consulting Foreign Ministry

Israel’s Interior Ministry failed to consult with the Foreign Ministry before lifting the collective protected status of Congolese citizens last month, a decision that has since been suspended. The Foreign Ministry’s international law representative, Noam Cappon, told a Knesset committee on Monday that the Interior Ministry had asked his office to lift collective protection, and […]

24.05.2022, Haaretz

Court Blocks Lifting of Israel’s Deportation Ban on Congolese Asylum Seekers

10.05.2022, Haaretz

Most Aid Requests by Ukrainian Refugees in Israel Are for Food, but Funding Relies on Civil Society

17.04.2022, Haaretz

Israeli Minister Lifts Blanket Ban on Expelling Congolese Asylum Seekers

07.04.2022, Haaretz

While Israel Plans to Offer Medical Coverage for Elderly Ukrainians, Asylum Seekers Still Need to Wait

03.04.2022, Haaretz

The Refugee Rights Forum in Israel join the public outcry calling for a change in policy concerning refugees from Ukraine


Denied asylum in Israel, Eritreans are welcomed by Canadian Jews

21.01.2022, Christian Science Monitor

‘Breaking the ghettos’: The struggle to desegregate Tel Aviv’s schools

16.01.2022, +972 Mag

Israel Rejected 98.5 Percent of Eritrean Asylum Requests Over Two Years

05.01.2022, Haaretz

Education Ministry Comes Out Against Mixing Refugee and Israeli Kids in Schools

19.12.2021, Haaretz

Israel Approves Millions for Day Care for Asylum Seekers’ Children

The cabinet approved Sunday the allocation of tens of millions of shekels to run day care centers for the children of migrant workers and asylum seekers in Tel Aviv. The move followed the government’s decision in 2015 to begin funding and supervising such centers after a state comptroller report described them as “child warehouses” and […]

12.12.2021, Haaretz

Law Letting Israel Impose Restrictions on Asylum Seekers Expires, in Win for Left-wing Ministers

A temporary order allowing Israel to impose restrictions on asylum seekers in the country is set to expire on Thursday, and will not be renewed because of objections from the government’s left-wing parties. This amendment to the Prevention of Infiltration Law of 1954, passed a year ago as an emergency order, was intended to increase […]

08.12.2021, Haaretz

Israel Likely to Delay Court Order to Grant Temporary Residency to 2,440 Sudanese Asylum Seekers

07.12.2021, Haaretz

‘Now I feed my children every night’: asylum seekers in Tel Aviv turning to food bank

07.11.2021, The National News

Israel to Reconsider Refused Tigrayan Asylum Pleas

07.11.2021, Haaretz

Interior Minister Pushes for Separation of Asylum Seekers’ Children From Israelis in Tel Aviv Schools

31.10.2021, Haaretz

No status, no future: The life of a child asylum seeker in Israel

27.10.2021, Al Jazeera

Israeli Health Ministry’s Bureaucratic Errors Stymie Asylum Seekers’ Bid for Green Pass

19.10.2021, Haaretz

Editorial | In Denying Healthcare to Asylum Seekers, Shaked Hits a New Low

17.10.2021, Haaretz

State Can Bar Asylum Seekers From Working in Some Cities, Israel’s Top Court Rules

01.10.2021, Haaretz

Opinion | Israel’s Interior Minister Knows She Can’t Deport the Asylum Seekers

09.07.2021, Haaretz

Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

02.07.2021, The Times of Israel

Israel Was Asked to Reexamine 3,000 Asylum Requests This Year. It Granted One

21.06.2021, Haaretz

Israeli Ministry Refuses to Help Asylum Seekers Retrieve Money Stolen by Employers

25.10.2020, Haaretz

Israel’s High Court Blasts Law Requiring Asylum Seekers to Deposit 20% of Wages

08.05.2019, Haaretz