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  • In limbo, asylum seekers await government's next move

    In the absence of a UN deal and with the collapse of Israel's mass deportation plan, African asylum seekers again face an uncertain future. The roughly 38,000 asylum seekers living in Israel, most of whom fled Eritrea and Sudan, again face an uncertain future. The Israeli government’s mass deportation plan collapsed last week after the government failed to broker a deal with a “third country” that would resettle refugees deported against their will. Earlier in April, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced a deal with the UN to resolve the refugee issue, only to scrap it less than 24 hours later. [tmwinpost]…

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