Israel offers to pay African migrants to leave, threatens jail

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from Reuters - Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 03 Jan 2018 View Original

Some 38,000 African migrants live in Israel. New Israeli plan offers them $3,500 to leave.

JERUSALEM, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Israel said on Wednesday it would pay thousands of African migrants living illegally in the country to leave, threatening them with jail if they are caught after the end of March.

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