News and updates about Infiltrator Law
Netanyahu pressures coalition to ok Supreme Court bypass law
Netanyahu to demand coalition factions support legislation including Supreme Court bypass; Bennett, Kahlon support proposal.
New Basic Law to allow deportation of infiltators?
Likud MK proposes Basic Law anchoring Israel's right to deport, jail, illegal infiltrators.
Illegal immigrants in Israel and America
'We will amend law to deport infiltrators'
Fury at Supreme Court decision disallowing incarceration of infiltrators refusing deportation. Deri considers new legislative amendment.
Spike in Infiltration Over Yom Kippur
29 new infiltrators entered Israel this week, prompting Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked to place Israel on high alert.
'The Judges Have Forgotten Who Makes the Laws'
Head of Knesset's Law Committee smacks High Court over ruling shortening detention of infiltrators.
Left-Wing Kibbutzim Don't Want Infiltrators
The 1,200 infiltrators being freed after leftist pressure are looking for communities to host them, but socialists don't want them.
Shaked to Seek Indictments for Infiltrators
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked turns to Justice Ministry to fully enforce Infiltrator Law, which technically allows 5-year prison sentence.
Bennett: High Court 'Tying Our Hands'
Jewish Home chairman is unhappy with verdict shortening detention period for infiltrators, says judges eroding the public's trust in them.
Shaked Cool Toward Infiltration Ruling
Justice Minister does not appear very happy with High Court's instructions regarding illegal entrants.
MK: Verdict on Infiltrators 'Delusional'
Jewish Home MK Smotrich blasts court decision while Minister Regev says she 'breathed a sigh of relief.'
Motion Against Infiltrator Law Partially Rejected
Detaining infiltrators for 3 months is fine, but placing them in an open detention facility for 20 months is too harsh, says High Court.
Mothers to High Court: Infiltrators Ruin Our Lives
Arutz Sheva speaks with one of 17 south Tel Aviv mothers who told court of total security breakdown, called not to block Infiltrator Law.
Supreme Court Paves Way Again for Infiltrator Law
High Court for Justice petition struck down Tuesday, paving way for Holot detention center to be re-opened.
'The High Court for Justice is for Infiltrators'
MK Miri Regev visits south Tel Aviv in the wake of the High Court shooting down anti-infiltration laws once again; vows to fight it.
High Court Blocks Infiltrator Law for Third Time
Despite Knesset watering down law on illegal infiltrators, High Court yet again interferes to prevent state action with temporary order.
Knesset Officially Dissolves in Unanimous Vote
After unanimous first readings, Knesset officially paves the way for March elections, passes third version of Infiltrator Law.
Danish Report Finds Eritreans Aren't Refugees
Governmental study finds no danger posed to returning Eritrean army deserters and illegal immigrants, sparks call for Israeli action.
Major Tel Aviv Police Sting Busts Infiltrator Bars
Over 150 officers swoop in to break up 30 crime dens near TA central station, frequented by illegal infiltrators and breaching health codes.
Elections Spell Release of Illegal Infiltrators?
Immigration NGO reveals the Infiltrator Law 'is not enough,' even passing it and preventing mass releases may be impossible for Knesset.
Shaked Blasts 'Weak' New Infiltrator Law
Short detainment period 'detracts from the deterrent effect' of the law, MK Ayelet Shaked says.
Gov't Approves Watered-Down Infiltrator Law
New bill would allow authorities to lock up infiltrators for 3 months, then transfer them to open facility.
Netanyahu Revives Infiltrator Law
Laws to hamper illegal immigration to be given another vote; amendments include wide-ranging changes to employment, detention policies.
Bill to Criminalize Employing Illegals Resurrected
Proposal to give hefty fines, prison time for employers who hire illegal aliens given second chance, put on fast track.
Protest in J'lem Against Infiltrator Law Annulment
Southern Tel Aviv residents cry, 'bring back our neighborhoods now!' over government apathy to illegal immigration and crime.
Ministers Decide: Knesset Can Veto High Court
When justices strike down a law, the Knesset will be able to undo their ruling with a 61-seat majority, says MK Shaked's bill.
'High Court: Consideration Only for Infiltrators'
High Court forbids Jewish 17-year-old from spending Sukkot at parents' home, leaving him essentially homeless without a trial.
Netanyahu: Don't Close Holot Detention Facility
Prime Minister instructs Interior Minister to draw up a law that will keep Holot facility open despite High Court's nixing of previous law.
PM, Ministers Meet to Discuss New Infiltrator Law
Netanyahu meets with cabinet ministers after High Court scraps previous law; Justice Ministry says new law won't contradict ruling.
'Tel Aviv Will Explode in Their Faces'
Prominent Tel Aviv activist defends 'ISIS flags', accuses High Court 'dictatorship' of abandoning residents after Infiltrator Law nixed.
Infiltrators: AG Won't Let Knesset Override Court
In a stormy Knesset debate, leftist MK implores working class residents to ignore nationalist incitement.
MK Regev: Is High Court Infiltrators' Matchmaker?
Head of Interior Committee mocks court's concern for illegal aliens' ability to develop hobbies and find love mates.
Black Flag Demo on High Court Infiltrator Ruling
Residents of working class Tel Aviv express their anguish over High Court decision striking down Infiltrator Law.
Interior Ministry Planning New 'Infiltrator Law'
Following controversial High Court decision to shoot down previous law, ministry signals it isn't giving up the issue without a fight.
Former MK Compares High Court to ISIS
Ex-MK Ben-Ari announces protest rally in southern Tel Aviv next Sunday against High Court ruling striking down infiltrator law.
Infiltrator Facilities Being Closed Cut Crime 40%
Police reveal fallacy of High Court ruling on Infiltrators Law, which lowered crime by 40% overall, severe crime by 20%.
Outrage in Southern Tel Aviv Over Infiltrators
Residents of southern Tel Aviv set up a “mourning tent” in reaction to the High Court’s decision to strike down the Infiltrators Law.
Minister Decries 'Black Day for Rule of Law'
High Court overturned Infiltrators' Law for the second time Monday. Nationalists dismayed, leftists pleased.