These African Asylum Seekers Came to Israel Alone as Kids. Now They Could Face Deportation: 'Israel Is Part of Who I Am'

Some 350 African asylum seekers arrived in Israel as unaccompanied minors. Yet even though they go to Israeli schools, speak fluent Hebrew and see the Jewish state as their home, they face the threat of expulsion back to a continent they once fled

Barik Saleh was only 9 when his mother came into the room where he was sleeping in Darfur. He was the baby of the family, deeply loved. Yet she told him to flee, to get as far away as he could from the.../p>

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