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

The Jerusalem District Court issued a temporary restraining order on Tuesday to prevent the lifting of collective protection status for citizens of the Democratic Republic of Congo residing in Israel. Last month, Haaretz reported that Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked had decided to remove the blanket ban on the deportation of DRC nationals residing in Israel, […]

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

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

15.03.2022

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

The Education Ministry opposes integrating the children of asylum seekers with Israeli children in elementary schools and kindergartens, according to an opinion issued by the ministry’s top policy consultant and obtained by Haaretz. According to the opinion, “Such integration may harm the cultural and family roots of the students and create a unification of cultures […]

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

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

When Ayelet Shaked became interior minister, she used xenophobic terminology to declare she would act to return asylum seekers to their countries of origin and encourage their “voluntary return” to a third country. Like other politicians, Shaked realized there was political capital to be made on the backs of the most vulnerable people in Israeli […]

09.07.2021, Haaretz

Israel downgraded in State Department human trafficking report

Israel was downgraded from Tier 1 to Tier 2 in a report on human trafficking released by the US State Department on Thursday. According to the report, the decision was made since Israel did not “meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so.” “The government [of […]

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