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UK rabbis blast government's 'deeply damaging' asylum reform proposals

Letter signed by 28 prominent British rabbis expresses “deep concern and dismay” over the government’s proposed bill for asylum seekers.

UK rabbis blast government's 'damaging' asylum reform proposals

Government spends NIS 14m to rescue 77 Ethiopian 'Jews' - who weren't Jews at all

Group pretended to be fleeing war zone in Ethiopia to relatives in Israel. Most turned out to be Christian with no Jewish connection at all.

NIS 14m to rescue 77 Ethiopian 'Jews' - who weren't Jews at all

Tel Aviv activists arrested after breaking into kindergarten catering to asylum seekers

Sheffi Paz & others wanted to film kindergarten catering to children of asylum seekers.

S. Tel Aviv activists arrested after breaking into kindergarten

Florida senator: 'We need secure borders'

Florida Sen. Rick Scott reacts to SCOTUS decision on asylum seekers: 'Why are we waiting for the Supreme Court to make decisions?'

Florida senator: 'We need secure borders'player

Syrian sentenced for knifing which roused far-right protests

The fatal stabbing of a German man last August by a Syrian asylum-seeker led to the worst far-right protests in Germany in decades.

Syrian sentenced for knifing which roused far-right protests

Decrease in asylum-seekers to Israel from Eastern Europe

Significant drop in number of asylum seekers arriving as tourists from Ukraine and Georgia in first half of 2018, says Population Authority.

Decrease in asylum-seekers to Israel from Eastern Europe

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

EU mulling legal cases against Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic over their refusal to take in Muslim asylum-seekers.

Three EU countries say 'no' to Muslims

Germany arrests teenager over terror plot

German police arrested 17-year-old asylum seeker suspected of planning a suicide attack in Berlin.

Germany arrests teenager over terror plot

Founder of Muslim Reform movement defends refugee ban

Asra Nomani, co-founder of the Muslim Reform movement speaks out against those who object to Trumps travel ban.

Founder of Muslim Reform movement defends refugee banplayer

Half of Americans support Trump refugee ban, despite GOP divide

Despite criticism from leading GOP senators, President Trump's temporary ban on refugees backed by roughly half of Americans.

Half of Americans support Trump refugee ban, despite GOP divide

Dershowitz: Attorney Gen. mistaken to reject Trump's order

Senior jurist Alan Dershowitz says sacked acting-Attorney General made political decision; warns against prejudging Trump's refugee ban.

Dershowitz: Attorney Gen. mistaken to reject Trump's orderplayer

Poll shows strong backing for Trump's executive order

Recent executive order temporarily barring citizens of seven Muslim countries finds strong support among voters despite media outrage.

Poll shows strong backing for Trump's executive order

Germany to require terror suspects to wear ankle bracelets

German ministers agree on new measures against asylum seekers who lie about their identities or are deemed security risks.

Germany to require terror suspects to wear ankle bracelets

'Eritrean migrants can return home safely'

Swiss investigation confirms Eritrean 'refugees' may return to home country safely.

'Eritrean migrants can return home safely'

Germany breakthrough: Terrorist had accomplices

Authorities may have discovered the person who pushed the Ansbach terrorist over the edge.

Germany intelligence breakthrough: Terrorist had accomplices

10,000 immigrant children disappear in Europe

Criminal infrastructure has developed in Europe around the asylum seekers, above all exploiting unaccompanied minors.

10,000 immigrant children disappear in Europe

Study: Israel accepts 0.36% of asylum requests

Human rights groups slam Israel for accepting far fewer migrants than Western average - but is it justified?

Study: Israel accepts just 0.36% of asylum requests

UN: Number of Asylum-Seekers Jumped 45% in 2014

Asylum-seekers from war-torn Syria and Iraq look to move westward, jumping up numbers tremendously, UN refugee agency says.

UN: Number of Asylum-Seekers Jumped 45% in 2014

A-G Defends Treatment of Illegal Entrants

Attorney General tells professors that Israel is right to uphold its laws in the face of wave of illegal work-seekers.

AG Responds to Leftist Critics, Defends Illegal Immigrant Policy

Snowden Requests Asylum in Austria

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden applied for political asylum via Russian embassy.

Snowden Requests Asylum in Austria

Falun Gong Woman's Deportation Postponed

Intervention by Interior Minister Gideon Saar and MK Moshe Feiglin gives Wang Li a few more days.

Falun Gong Woman's Deportation Postponed