Israeli Govt Drops Plan to Deport Eritrean, Sudanese Migrants
The plan had targeted more than 42,000 migrants living in Israel, who are now able to again renew residency permits every 60 days.
African asylum seekers demonstrating outside Israel's parliament in Jerusalem shortly before being arrested and returned to a new "open" holding facility in the southern Negev desert (file photo).
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