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'I don't understand why a mother would do this to her child'

'I don't understand why a mother would do this to her child'

Immigration Authority Director-General says Filipino mother knew her stay was illegal, should not have subjected child to legal processes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2019 16:24
Rabbi Peretz: Let the children of Filipino workers stay

Rabbi Peretz: Let the children of Filipino workers stay

Jewish Home chair asks Interior Minister to allow stay of children born to Filipino women living illegally in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2019 09:25
Illegal foreign workers to protest impending deportation

Illegal foreign workers to protest impending deportation

Female foreign workers who overstayed work visas protest plans to deport them and their children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/06/2019 08:54
Indian foreign worker dies in Haifa apartment

Indian foreign worker dies in Haifa apartment

One foreign worker dead, another injured after inhaling toxic substances from barbecue lit inside apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2018 10:38
Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Near-drowning victim in critical condition

Near-drowning victim is a foreign worker, police say background isn't criminal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2018 20:14
Rabbinic solution to 'seclusion' problem: Security cameras

Rabbinic solution to 'seclusion' problem: Security cameras

Israeli rabbis rule that elderly, ill, family members may be cared for by caregiver of the opposite gender.Orly Harari, 14/06/2018 18:25
Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs a bilateral agreement with Ukraine to regulate influx of foreign workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2016 09:25
Israel to import hotel workers from Jordan

Israel to import hotel workers from Jordan

Tourism Ministry scraps efforts to attract Israeli workers, looks to Jordan for hotel employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2016 20:04
MKs blast plan to import foreign tech workers

MKs blast plan to import foreign tech workers

Proposal to bring in large number of skilled hi-tech workers faces criticism from across the political spectrum.David Rosenberg, 16/03/2016 15:53
Program Hopes to Reduce Foreign Care Workers

Program Hopes to Reduce Foreign Care Workers

IDF to train graduates from National Service and demobilized soldiers looking for a job in skills to assist the elderly.Yaakov Levi, 11/03/2015 18:16
Weinstein: Everyone Deserves a Day off

Weinstein: Everyone Deserves a Day off

Everyone needs a day off - 25 hours straight - including workers in the nursing and aide industry, said Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein.Yaakov Levi, 14/12/2014 18:43
Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers by 2019

Govt. Sees 15,000 Foreign Building Workers by 2019

The government authorized on Sunday the entry of 2,000 additional construction workers - with many more on the way.Yaakov Levi, 08/06/2014 17:47
Bethlehem Workers: Foreign Workers Stole Our Jobs

Bethlehem Workers: Foreign Workers Stole Our Jobs

Bethlehem workers are up in arms over an invasion of foreign workers taking good jobs they feel belong to them.David Lev, 19/01/2014 17:41
Decrease in Number of Foreign Workers in Israel

Decrease in Number of Foreign Workers in Israel

Data from the Immigration Committee of Foreign Workers reveals downswing in home healthcare workers; elderly, disabled without treatment.Tova Dvorin, 19/11/2013 16:58
Tel Aviv Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers

Tel Aviv Youths Beaten Badly by Foreign Workers

Two Israeli youths were badly beaten Saturday night in Tel Aviv by four foreign workers, as they tried to protect a girl from attack.David Lev, 02/06/2013 16:11
Third Top Govt. Official in Foreign Worker Trouble

Third Top Govt. Official in Foreign Worker Trouble

The Attorney General’s wife is suspected of illegal treatment of foreign workers; her case follows problems for Barak, Netanyahu.Maayana Miskin, 16/09/2011 14:25
PM's Wife for Illegal Migration

PM's Wife for Illegal Migration

Netanyahu's wife asks minister not to enforce immigration law, argues that children are “traumatized” by return to country of origin. Maayana Miskin, 16/08/2011 21:27
Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Fence

Ketzaleh Wins Praise for Fence

Even political opponents admit that the fence along Egyptian border is a success. Ketzaleh continues to push migrant city.Maayana Miskin, 15/07/2011 10:03
Tel Aviv School now 97% Foreign

Tel Aviv School now 97% Foreign

Israeli parents in southern Tel Aviv are frustrated as a local student body becomes 97% foreign workers, forcing their children to go elsewhere.Maayana Miskin, 08/07/2011 12:52
Scores Arrested in Fogel Murders

Scores Arrested in Fogel Murders

The 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/03/2011 19:38
Oscar for Israeli School Film

Oscar for Israeli School Film

A film about an Israeli school, “Strangers No More,” wins at the Oscars. Several other Jews, including Israelis, among the winners.Maayana Miskin, 01/03/2011 15:34
Atty-General's Worker Illegal

Atty-General's Worker Illegal

Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein is suspected of hiring an illegal worker before taking on his current job.Maayana Miskin, 06/02/2011 22:25
3 Thai Workers Hurt in Attack

3 Thai Workers Hurt in Attack

Islamic Jihad's military wing claimed responsibility for a spate of mortar attacks on southern Israel on Saturday. Three Thai workers were wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 08/01/2011 20:24
5,000 More PA Arabs to Work

5,000 More PA Arabs to Work

Labor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture. Chana Ya'ar, 05/01/2011 17:51
Katz: Jewish Labor is a Vision

Katz: Jewish Labor is a Vision

Practical planning: MK Ya’akov Katz (Ketzaleh), at Israel’s construction sites, on how to increase homegrown work corps.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 20/12/2010 08:08
Solution to Illegal Infiltrators

Solution to Illegal Infiltrators

Illegal infiltrators from Sudan should be given water and food and placed on a return trip across the border, suggests Kadima KM Arie Bibi. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 28/11/2010 12:38
Southern Fence: Work Begins

Southern Fence: Work Begins

First phase of the two year project will be the construction of a 50-km stretch of fence north of Tze'elim.Gil Ronen, 21/11/2010 22:54
Bnei Brak Rabbis' Edict

Bnei Brak Rabbis' Edict

Rabbis from Bnei Brak say renting out apartments to infiltrators will have serious consequences. Gil Ronen, 08/11/2010 17:41
'Barak Cynically Uses Children'

'Barak Cynically Uses Children'

Interior Minister Yishai continues to defend the deportation of illegal foreign workers’ children – most recently in response to Barak and Peres.Hillel Fendel, 26/08/2010 16:27
PM's Wife Opposes Repatriation

PM's Wife Opposes Repatriation

PM's wife Sarah Netanyahu wrote Interior Minister a letter opposing the repatriation of illegal immigrants whose children were born in Israel. Gil Ronen, 14/08/2010 23:30
Illegals Must Take Kids Home

Illegals Must Take Kids Home

The Knesset stormily debated the recent gov't decision to allow 800 children of illegal foreign workers to remain in Israel and deport 400 others.Hillel Fendel, 09/08/2010 15:20
2/3 of Foreign Children to Stay

2/3 of Foreign Children to Stay

The government has decided that 800 children of foreign workers may remain in Israel, while 400 will be deported.Maayana Miskin, 02/08/2010 00:03
Fence Against African Aliens

Fence Against African Aliens

Ministers miffed at Barak: Construction of the fence between Egypt and Israel is set to begin only in November.Hillel Fendel, 19/07/2010 17:05
2.5 M Africans Want to Enter

2.5 M Africans Want to Enter

At present, the infiltrator population numbers 155,000. Ashdod is a new point of concentration.Gil Ronen, 18/07/2010 21:17
Border Fence Approved

Border Fence Approved

MK Yaakov Katz: a minister must be appointed to oversee solution to infiltration problem.Gil Ronen, 11/07/2010 19:21
Illegals with Children will Stay

Illegals with Children will Stay

Ministers decide to allow 800 illegal migrant families to receive citizenship if they have Israel-born children who have been in Israel 5 years.Gil Ronen, 01/07/2010 22:48
The Foreign-Worker Danger

The Foreign-Worker Danger

A Powerpoint presentation making the internet rounds shows the severity of the barely-controlled influx of foreign workers into Israeli cities.Hillel Fendel, 10/06/2010 13:11
'Laborers Conquering Tel Aviv'

'Laborers Conquering Tel Aviv'

Head of Knesset Committee on Foreign Laborers tours Tel Aviv, warns Israel will soon have 100,000 illegal foreign laborers.Gil Ronen, 06/06/2010 21:57
Guidelines for Foreign Workers

Guidelines for Foreign Workers

MKs from the coalition and opposition team up to create a new set of guidelines for employing foreign workers.Maayana Miskin, 23/05/2010 22:44
'Tel Aviv Waking Up to Danger'

'Tel Aviv Waking Up to Danger'

Tel Aviv activist Oren Zargari says the city is waking up to the danger posed by illegal entrants.Maayana Miskin, 25/03/2010 19:37
Warnings of Fake Darfur Refugees

Warnings of Fake Darfur Refugees

Haifa U Professor Arnon Sofer warns that migrant workers are pretending to be Darfur refugees in order to gain entry into the State of Israel.Avi Yellin, 24/01/2010 23:18
Bill Targets Illegal Migrants

Bill Targets Illegal Migrants

The government voted to increase sentence for transporting illegal foreigners into Israel from two to a maximum of five years.Gil Ronen, 24/01/2010 22:38
Yishai: Left Exploits Workers

Yishai: Left Exploits Workers

Interior Minister Yishai lashes back at groups critical of his policy vis-a-vis illegal foreigners; accuses them of exploiting workers.Maayana Miskin, 09/11/2009 18:53
Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 26/10/2009 17:50
'Gedera-Hadera' Cancelled

'Gedera-Hadera' Cancelled

Yishai allows refugees to enter central Israel, Peres calls for illegal entrants' children to be granted residency.Maayana Miskin, 30/07/2009 19:20