Law Requiring Asylum Seekers to Deposit 20 Percent of Salary Not Being Enforced

Most asylum seekers do not have a bank account. Some employers pocket the money for themselves. Knesset claims that with deportation falling through, this law is the only way they have to encourage migrants to leave

A controversial law requiring asylum seekers working in Israel to deposit 20 percent of their salaries into a closed account they can only access when they leave the country isn’t being honored by either.../p>

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