Conflict & Justice

Amid Concerns, Israel Sends Sudanese Home




A Sudanese migrant sleeps under a slide as an Israeli girl slides down it at Levinsky park in South Tel Aviv June 16, 2012. About 60,000 Africans have crossed into Israel across its porous border with Egypt in recent years. Israel says the vast majority are job seekers, disputing arguments by humanitarian agencies that they should be considered for asylum. Picture taken June 16, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (ISRAEL - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION) - RTR33VGL

Israel has quietly begun repatriating hundreds of Sudanese immigrants in recent months. The move raises questions about the migrants' legal status in Israel and possible dangers they face back home in Sudan. Host Marco Werman speaks with reporter Daniel Estrin.

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