Filipinos in Israel Cheer Unlikely ‘X-Factor’ Win

Rose Fostanes, a 47-year-old Filipino caregiver, took the show by storm

Unwelcome

The 500 infant children of migrant workers currently facing deportation expose the unsettled nature of Israel’s immigration policy for foreign caregivers

Deployed

Filipino migrant workers feel a strong religious connection to Israel, where thousands of them work, as the birthplace of Jesus. But a recent wave of deportations is threatening that bond.

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