Skip to comments.Knesset Passes New Infiltrators Law (illegal immigrants to Israel jailed up to 1 year)
Posted on 12/10/2013 6:35:54 AM PST by Olog-hai
The Knesset approved late Monday night the second and third readings of the amendment to the law to prevent infiltration of illegal immigrants.
30 MKs voted in favor of the legislation and 15 opposed it.
The purpose of the law, presented by Interior Minister Gideon Saar (Likud), is to prevent the entry of illegal infiltrators into Israels borders and add tools to deal with the phenomenon of the illegal infiltrators already residing in Israel.
The law would allow police to jail illegal migrants for up to 12 months in special detention facilities.
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