A 'best' way to hanlde illegal immigrants... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • e l pratt
    • 11.01.12 | 22:04 (IST)

    Send them to a registration camp near one of the ports of entry. Examine their claims for entry into Israel. Do the background checks to verify their identitiy and wanted status. Issue them a Guest Worker Identitiy Card valid for six years in Israel. Enlist them in public works programs for two years. Tax their earnings to pay for their health insurance (it won't cover everything but it will help). Teach them Hebrew so they can communicate. Let them work where ever they want to for the last four years. If they have been perfect Guest Workers with no violations of any laws and they want to stay and convert to Judaism reissue their GW cards for another six years and send them (at their own expense) to conversion classes. What is wrong with that plan?

    from the article: Israel's anti-infiltration law is a disgrace
    First published 04:36 11.01.12 | Last updated 04:36 11.01.12
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