Of course, every country does something to control immigration, but as so often with Israel, it's the overtones of ethnic and religious cleansing that offend with Israel. Imagine if a British government said it was going to deport some Jewish or Muslim illegal immigrants in order to preserve the Anglo-Saxon and Christian identity of the UK. Would you be happy with that? I know I wouldn't.
Report: Palestinian, 18, killed in clashes with IDF in West Bank (Haaretz)
from the article: Yishai: Deporting foreign children preserves Israel's Jewish identity