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Tag: Population, Immigration, And Borders Authority
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The population in Israel rose to 8.081 million — 148,000 more than on the eve of Rosh Hashanah a year ago.
According to data released Monday by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the population grew by 1.8 percent, with 75.1 percent of Israel’s population, or 6.066 million...
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It feels like yesterday that Rabbi Ari Hart and I were in Postville, Iowa speaking with workers to learn about their suffering and to offer our solidarity. The tears and pain of the immigrant women and children we encountered will always be with me. But it has been five years since...
March 21, 2013 | 9:17 am
Family is the foundation of American society, and united families strengthen us as individuals and as communities. Tragically, many immigrant families remain separated for years — often decades — because of our severely broken immigration system. Bureaucratic visa delays can go on...
March 13, 2013 | 7:53 am
Significant advances in science enable us to no longer question what’s in our genes. This is especially important for Jews, who are far more likely to be carriers of certain genetic diseases than the general population.
Education and awareness about genetic screening have been...
March 12, 2013 | 8:18 am
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Canada placed Israel on a list of "safe" countries whose citizens are unlikely to seek asylum as refugees.
Israel and seven other countries joined a list of 27 "Designated Countries of Origin" already on the list.
The 35 nations now on the list include the United States and...
February 14, 2013 | 2:10 pm
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Most of the growth of the Jewish community of New York over the past decade took place in two neighborhoods of Brooklyn, according to new data from a survey first published last year.
UJA-Federation of New York last week released more details from its 2012 demographic study to...
January 18, 2013 | 9:43 am
The Jewish population of greater New York City rose ten percent in the last decade, to 1.54 million, a study found.
Two-thirds of that growth came from two haredi Orthodox neighborhoods, according to data released Friday by UJA-Federation of New York.
The data is part of a...
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July 26, 2012 | 10:44 am
More than 350,000 Jews are living in West Bank settlements, a 4.5 percent increase over last year, according to the Israeli government.
Peace Now, which monitors settlement growth, claimed that the number is inflated.
According to the Times of Israel, Israel’s Interior Ministry...
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Most Jewish groups who have weighed in on Arizona’s controversial immigration law saw progress in the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to repeal three of the law’s four parts, but had concerns that law enforcement officials would still be allowed to check the legal immigration status of...
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Jewish groups called on Israel to protect African migrants in Israel after riots in Tel Aviv.
“We hope and expect that the authorities will take effective measures to protect this population from further violence and that legitimate requests by refugees to remain in Israel based on...
May 24, 2012 | 2:43 pm
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A demonstration in south Tel Aviv against illegal African migrants turned violent.
More than a thousand protesters gathered Wednesday in the Hatikvah neighborhood carrying signs reading “South Tel Aviv a refugee camp” and “Infiltrators, leave our home.”
Protesters attacked African...
May 18, 2012 | 10:29 am
The United States and Israel are set to add Israelis to a fast-track immigration system.
Yediot Achronot reported Thursday that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman have agreed to add Israel to the “Global Entry” program....
April 25, 2012 | 4:23 pm
Interviewing Israel’s President Shimon Peres in the April 4 issue of Time magazine, a correspondent quoted the often-cited number in suggesting that 1 million Israelis live outside their native country: “It’s not as if Jews are flocking there [to Israel]. What do these...
April 25, 2012 | 10:14 am
The USCIS began accepting H-1B work visa petitions for the 2013 fiscal year on April 2, 2012. Every year, Congress allots 65,000 H-1B visas for qualified applicants with bachelor’s degrees (regular cap). An additional 20,000 are reserved for applicants with master degrees or higher...
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