New Program Could Reduce Number of Foreign Care WorkersIDF to train graduates from National Service and demobilized soldiers looking for a job in skills to assist the elderly.
Weinstein: Everyone Deserves a Day offEveryone needs a day off - 25 hours straight - including workers in the nursing and aide industry, said Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein.
Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers Here by 2019The government authorized on Sunday the entry of 2,000 additional construction workers - with many more on the way.
Palestinian Authority Residents Complain Over Foreign WorkersBethlehem workers are up in arms over an invasion of foreign workers taking good jobs they feel belong to them.
Decrease in Number of Foreign Workers in IsraelData from the Immigration Committee of Foreign Workers reveals downswing in home healthcare workers; elderly, disabled without treatment.
Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers for Protecting GirlTwo Israeli youths were badly beaten Saturday night in Tel Aviv by four foreign workers, as they tried to protect a girl from attack.
Third Top Govt. Official in Foreign Worker TroubleThe Attorney General’s wife is suspected of illegal treatment of foreign workers; her case follows problems for Barak, Netanyahu.
PM's Wife Against Immigration LawNetanyahu's wife asks minister not to enforce immigration law, argues that children are “traumatized” by return to country of origin.
Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Border FenceEven political opponents admit that the fence along Egyptian border is a success. Ketzaleh continues to push migrant city.
Tel Aviv School now 97% ForeignIsraeli parents in southern Tel Aviv are frustrated as a local student body becomes 97% foreign workers, forcing their children to go elsewhere.
IDF Arrests 60 Arabs for DNA Tests in Fogel Massacre ProbeThe IDF arrests 60 more Arabs, including a deputy mayor, for DNA testing in the search for the murderers who massacred the Fogel family at Itamar.
Film on Israeli School Wins OscarA film about an Israeli school, “Strangers No More,” wins at the Oscars. Several other Jews, including Israelis, among the winners.
Atty-General Suspect in Hiring Illegal EntrantAttorney-General Yehuda Weinstein is suspected of hiring an illegal worker before taking on his current job.
3 Thai Workers Hurt in Mortar Attack on KibbutzIslamic Jihad's military wing claimed responsibility for a spate of mortar attacks on southern Israel on Saturday. Three Thai workers were wounded.
Plan to Let 5,000 More PA Arabs Get Work PermitsLabor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture.
MK Katz: Jewish Labor a Vision, Foreign Workers an Urgent NeedPractical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.
‘New’ Solution to Illegal Infiltrators: Send Them BackIllegal infiltrators from Sudan should be given water and food and placed on a return trip across the border, suggests Kadima KM Arie Bibi.
Work on Southern Border Fence Begins MondayFirst phase of the two year project will be the construction of a 50-km stretch of fence north of Tze'elim.
Bnei Brak Rabbis Issue Edict: Don't Rent to InfiltratorsRabbis from Bnei Brak say renting out apartments to infiltrators will have serious consequences.
Yishai Decries Barak’s ‘Cynical’ Use of Children; Peres, TooInterior Minister Yishai continues to defend the deportation of illegal foreign workers’ children – most recently in response to Barak and Peres.
Sarah Netanyahu Opposes Immigration Decision; Yishai Stands FirmPM's wife Sarah Netanyahu wrote Interior Minister a letter opposing the repatriation of illegal immigrants whose children were born in Israel.
Minister Yishai: Illegal Aliens Must Take Their Children HomeThe Knesset stormily debated the recent gov't decision to allow 800 children of illegal foreign workers to remain in Israel and deport 400 others.
Govt. Decree: 2 of 3 Children of Foreign Workers to StayThe government has decided that 800 children of foreign workers may remain in Israel, while 400 will be deported.
Fence Against African Infiltrators - Work Starting in NovemberMinisters miffed at Barak: Construction of the fence between Egypt and Israel is set to begin only in November.
Gov't Told: 2.5 Million Africans Waiting to Enter IsraelAt present, the infiltrator population numbers 155,000. Ashdod is a new point of concentration.
Ministers Approve MK Katz's Law for Southern Border FenceMK Yaakov Katz: a minister must be appointed to oversee solution to infiltration problem.
Most Illegals Who Bore Children in Israel will be NaturalizedMinisters decide to allow 800 illegal migrant families to receive citizenship if they have Israel-born children who have been in Israel 5 years.
Making the Rounds: The Foreign-Worker DangerA Powerpoint presentation making the internet rounds shows the severity of the barely-controlled influx of foreign workers into Israeli cities.
MK Yaakov Katz: Foreign Laborers 'Conquered' Parts of Tel AvivHead of Knesset Committee on Foreign Laborers tours Tel Aviv, warns Israel will soon have 100,000 illegal foreign laborers.
New Guidelines for Employing Foreign WorkersMKs from the coalition and opposition team up to create a new set of guidelines for employing foreign workers.
'Tel Aviv Waking Up to Illegal Entrant Danger'Tel Aviv activist Oren Zargari says the city is waking up to the danger posed by illegal entrants.
Professor Warns of Phony Darfur RefugeesHaifa U Professor Arnon Sofer warns that migrant workers are pretending to be Darfur refugees in order to gain entry into the State of Israel.
Punishment for Bringing Illegals into Israel is StiffenedThe government voted to increase sentence for transporting illegal foreigners into Israel from two to a maximum of five years.
Yishai Fights Back: Left Exploits Foreign WorkersInterior Minister Yishai lashes back at groups critical of his policy vis-a-vis illegal foreigners; accuses them of exploiting workers.
Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to GazaFarmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.
'Gedera-Hadera' Cancelled, Peres Joins 'Oz' ProtestersYishai allows refugees to enter central Israel, Peres calls for illegal entrants' children to be granted residency.