If efforts fall through, 10,000 social workers will begin an open-ended strike next week as part of a campaign to secure a 30 percent wage hike.
Custodial nursing care placement firms blame the National Insurance Institute for the limited pay the caregivers receive under the circumstances, but the NII says the problem is the agencies' responsibility.
Sosoka said he was a citizen of Ivory Coast, but a custody judge, Elad Azar, concluded that he was a citizen of Senegal, and hence not eligible for asylum.
Interior Ministry's Population and Immigration Authority estimates there are currently about 150,000 foreign nationals in the country illegally.
The strike will involve 10,000 social workers employed by government agencies; it was called over the union's demand for a substantial hike in social workers' wages.
The head of the Council for the Welfare of the Child, Dr. Yitzhak Kadman wrote that although more child investigators have been hired after a long fight, "most of the new ones have left because of the poor and unacceptable conditions."
Union heads want a new collective bargaining agreement that would give them a significant raise. The union representatives want all social workers, from entry-level workers to the most veteran, to receive the raise.
The Physicians for Human Rights report also stated that over half of the asylum seekers arriving through the Sinai are imprisoned or abused by smugglers.
A Physicians for Human Rights survey reveals that most sub-Saharan Africans seeking refugee status in Israel suffer horrible violence at the hands of those that smuggle them into the country.
Requirement that professionals employed by the rabbinical courts act in accordance with Jewish law could cause serious harm to women, secular people and even children.