Arab-Israelis to welcome 100 orphaned #Syrian refugees

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Israel said readying to take in 100 orphaned Syrian refugees
by Staff
January 25, 2017

Israel is to grant refugee status to 100 orphaned Syrian refugee children, in line with a decision by Interior Minister Aryeh Deri on Wednesday. According to Channel 10, the children will receive temporary resident status and become permanent residents after four years, and be able to remain in Israel for their entire lives. Channel 10 said that the children will be integrated into Arab Israeli families. Furthermore, any of the children’s immediate relatives will also be considered for refugee status. The government made the final decision on the future of the refugees and will now liaise with the relevant international organizations to bring the orphans into the country. READ MORE

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