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  6/10/2012, Sivan 20, 5772

Ministers: NIS 500,000 Fine for Employing Infiltrators

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, a bill by Deputy Knesset Speaker Ofir Akunis to raise the penalty for employing those who infiltrate Israel illegally to prison terms of up to five years and fines of up to half a million shekels. Literature accompanying the measure says the current penalties for employing, transporting and lodging illegal aliens are low.

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