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Israel postpones deportation of foreign workers’ children

03/10/2011

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel has postponed the deportation of hundreds of children of foreign workers by several months.

Interior Minister Eli Yishai announced his decision Wednesday, saying he did not want to disrupt the children's school year, according to reports.

"I have instructed the enforcement regarding families with children learning in Israeli schools to be postponed by a number of months," Yishai said.

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