According to the office of the population register at interior Ministry, nearly half of illegal immigrants from Africa left Israel in recent years. From 64.312 people in the country remain 38.540 people. Only from the beginning of 2017 2.088 illegals voluntarily left their Israel.
The website Walla News reminds that earlier the state of Israel has clearly stated its policy towards the refugee status claimant: not one of them will get the desired status because it threatens the Jewish character of the state.
The website Walla News said that from the influx of African illegal immigrants suffering not only tel Aviv, which settled 14.010 citizens of Eritrea and Sudan, but also other cities. The site publishes a map, which clearly shows how the settled peoples of African descent throughout Israel. In particular, in Petah Tikva live 2.293 Africans in Eilat — 1.773, Netanya — 1.368, Ashdod — 1.348, Bnei Brak and Jerusalem — 1.116, Rishon LeZion — 733. Also, a large number of illegal immigrants found shelter in Ashkelon, Lod, Rehovot, Beersheba, Haifa, Kiryat Malachi, Arad, Ashdod, Yavne.
The report notes that applicants for refugee status are not eligible to receive medical and social assistance, except in emergency situations. Partially services in tel Aviv, which according to the initiators of the protests in South tel Aviv, made the city attractive for illegal immigrants.
Human rights activists believe that the problem can be solved by extending the illegals laws on national insurance and state insurance, as well as providing access to social services, and budgeting for educational institutions to include children of illegal immigrants.
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