Netanyahu to visit Africa in bid to stem illegal migration to Israel

11.12.2011                      15.Kislev. 5772

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Netanyahu to visit Africa in bid to stem illegal migration to Israel

PM says that most infiltrators in Israel are labor migrants, not refugees; trip expected to occur in February 2012.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that he plans to travel to Africa to examine the possibility of returning illegal labor migrants to their home countries.
At the start of the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, Netanyahu said that the phenomenon of infiltrators entering Israel via the Sinai Peninsula is a "blow to [Israel's] economy, society, infrastructure, welfare and internal security."…