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Sudan migrants in Israel worry over future, fighting at home

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By TIA GOLDENBERG
Associated Press

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Sudanese migrants in Israel are watching the fighting roiling their nation with trepidation. They fear that the further Sudan sinks into chaos and violence, the longer they are likely to remain unrecognized asylum seekers in a country that has granted them few protections. Their backers say migrants’ rights in Israel will come under even greater threat if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’ s government moves ahead on its contentious plan to overhaul the judiciary. That proposal could threaten the Sudanese migrants’ stay in Israel and open the door to legal steps that would embitter their lives.

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