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«Israel» Tells African ‘Migrants’ to Leave or Face Imprisonment
The "Israeli" regime issued a notice for thousands of African migrants to leave the country or face imprisonment.
The migrants will be given up to $3,500 (£2,600) for leaving within the next 90 days.
They will be given the option of going to their home country or third countries.
If they do not leave, the "Israeli" authorities have threatened that they will start jailing them from April.
The "Israeli" regime said their return will be humane and "voluntary".
The order exempts children, elderly people, and victims of slavery and human trafficking.
A spokesperson for the so-called "‘Israel's' Population and Immigration Authority" said there were currently 38,000 "infiltrators" in the "Israeli" entity, of whom just 1,420 were being held in detention facilities.
The entity uses the term "infiltrators" to describe people who did not enter the country through an official border crossing.
Many of the migrants - who are mostly from Eritrea and Sudan - said they came to the "Israeli" entity to seek asylum after fleeing persecution and conflict, but the authorities regard them as economic migrants.
"Israeli" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that an unchecked influx of African migrants could threaten the entity's Jewish character.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team
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