Number of Illegal Infiltrators in South Nears Record Low

David Lev, Israel National News, November 1, 2012

One of the less heralded, but more successful, projects that have been undertaken recently in Israel is the security fence on the country’s southern border. In October, only 54 illegal African refugees entered Israel—one of the lowest numbers in many years, and a far cry from the 1,000 to 2,000 and more that entered the country each month over the past few years.

Last October, for example, 2,100 illegals were estimated to have entered Israel. Only a few were caught as they crossed the then-wide open border. Since then, the security fence on the border with Sinai has rapidly been built, and currently some 80% of the border is protected. In areas where construction is going on, the IDF has sharply increased patrols. At this point, the vast majority of illegals are caught before they enter Israel, and are immediately taken into custody for deportation to their homelands. Word that Israel’s gates are closing tight has apparently seeped back to Sudan, Eritrea, and other African countries, and now there are far fewer attempts to cross the border.

In addition to the increased protection, the Interior Ministry, led by Eli Yishai, has conducted a strong campaign to deport illegals, or at least persuade them to go home voluntarily. Using a mixture of carrots and sticks, with payments to illegals who leave for good and months-long detention at camps in the Negev, the illegal alien population has been slowly but surely dwindling. Yishai has been quoted as saying that if the current pace of enforcement is kept up, Israel could be free of illegal African aliens within just a few years. However, that could take some time—as the Population Registry estimates that there are still over 10,000 illegal Africans in the country.

Besides holding back the tide of illegals, the security fence has helped limit smuggling of drugs and other illegal items by Bedouin. In August, a terror cell killed 16 Egyptian soldiers as they attempted to blow up a portion of the security fence and enter Israel. IDF forces destroyed a jeep that managed to get through, on its way to carry out a terror attack at a border area community.

[Editor’s Note: Jared Taylor’s account of Israel’s anti-immigration measures can be found here.]


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  • JackKrak

    Two thoughts –

    1) So physical barriers CAN keep people from crossing borders! This comes as news to me since for years Democrats have been telling me that there’s no way it would work.

    2) I’m all for the Israelis keeping African and other riff raff out of their country, but what is it about living in America that suddenly turns Jews into open borders cheerleaders?

    • anarchyst

      Jews don’t trust “goyim” (gentiles).  All one has to do is to read the jewish Talmud.  You will find that us “goyim” are considered no better than “livestock” created to serve the jew.
      Don’t believe me??  Check it out for yourself.
      Better hurry, the moderator will probably have this post removed . . .
      Best regards,

    • Fakeemail

       American Jews are total neurotic idiots politically because they see themselves as the perpetual “victim”; when that has NOT been the case in the USA.   It’s not even that they really hate or distrust American “goyim”.  They are just reflexively left wing because that’s what most of the secular ones have been taught it means to be Jewish or to be a decent “tolerant” person.  It’s mostly just a case of blindness and stupidity as it is with basically intelligent Seattle-ite Gentiles who are reflexively left wing without *really* knowing why.  They’ve just made it part of their identity or style or something without seriously questioning it.

      They don’t think through something like:  who is more likely to physically attack or rob them; a NAM or some normal white guy who posts on Amren?

      • Indiana Guy

        the majority of American Jews will be voting Republican in this election

        • Puggg

          1.  I doubt it, if Reagan could only get 40% of the Jewish vote at most then Romney won’t get anything too much apart from that

          2.  If Romney does well among Jewish voters it is because Jews think relatively highly of Mormons

          • Beloved Comrade

            If Romney does well among Jewish voters it will be because he has already stated that he will invade/attack Iran for Israel and then let the lawyers sort it out.

            Obama is wishy-washy on invading Iran and seems to be sympathetic towards the Palestinians and Arabs in general, because he identifies with Moslems.

          • Puggg

            I don’t think most American Jews or even most Jews in Israel want a war for Iran for its own sake. That’s just obnoxious neo-cons fulminating, and also American Christians waiting (still waiting) to be vaporized and taken up to the sky, and right wing fanatics within Israel.

        • The__Bobster

          Want to bet on that? 78% of them voted for Obongo last time.

          • Beloved Comrade

            I’d like in on that bet.  

            Philip Giraldi argues in The American Conservative that Israel has demanded a guarantee that the U.S. attack Iran after the election in return for Israel not attacking before the election. 

            Sheldon Adelson wants a return on his money should Romney be elected.


      • Everybody must immediately listen to Jonathan Bowden’s Credo on youtube and pay attention to what he says about the Shoah.

        • anarchyst

          Yeah,  there’s NO business like “shoah” business . . .

      • Xerxes22

        Too many American Jews have a shtetel mentality. Although physically they are not in the shtetel, psychologically they still are in the shtetel. They see themselves surrounded by hordes of White Gentiles who want to destroy them.  The cossacks are coming. That’s why they do what they do.  They support any thing that weakens the White Gentiles because it’s good for the Jews. That’s why they supported the civil rights movement,gun control, anmesty and open borders, gay rights etc.. What is bad for the White Goyim must be good for the Jews. That is why 80% voted for Obama in the last election and a majority will vote for him in this election. This is a belief system that started centuries ago, long before the rise of National Socialism.

        • It a mentality seen in most cults.

    •  American Jews will live to rue the day they colluded in the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act because along with with flood of non-whites from all over the world comes more and more Islamic barbarians.  So the Tower of Babel continues to rise but slower and slower and now we can see it swaying and hear the skeleton groaning and if you look closely you can see the crowd of workers pushing and shoving; listen now and hear the babel of the thousand tongues of man striving against one another.  Our Republic lies prostrate in the dust, the good works of our forefathers forgotten or despised and alien peoples by the millions are pushing us aside and claiming our patrimony as their own.  No surprise really when you think about it as this story was written long ago when the deceitful Jacob stole his brother Esau’s birthright.

    • Some questions are verbotten.

    • “…but what is it about living in America that suddenly turns Jews into open borders cheerleaders?”

      I once would have said it was hypocrisy, but it’s deeper than that. Judaism is all about superiority, and central to their morality is not “Is it right?” but “Is it good for the Jews?” Only if you expect them to adhere to a western sense of morality, will you be astounded by the two-faced behaviour. Ask “Who does it benefit?”, and then you’ll see a consistent moral thread running through all their actions.

  • anarchyst

    Mention the jewish “double standard” on Amren and your posts will be deleted.  Thanks for nothing, moderator . . . shame on you . . .

    • Indiana Guy

      go back to stormfront

      • anarchyst

        I am merely stating the TRUTH.  It is difficult for many to stomach the unplesantness that much truth entails.
        Best regards,

        P. S.  By the way, what is stormfront??

  • Vonhauer

    Good fences make good neighbors.

  • Talmud: Multicult for Thee, Not for Me.

  • Today on TV, they were playing one of those Christian-Jewish fundraisers to get Whitey’s money to make Isreal more secure by sending meals(?).

    One of the Jews said that if Israel had existed in 1930, then there never would have been a Holocaust.

    Think about that for a moment. 

    If Israel has existed, ALL German Jews would have deported themselves to the homeland, and then they wouldn’t have suffered under the Nazis.

    What is the assumption that presupposes a guaranteed incompatibility between the Chosen and the Superior?

    • anarchyst

      Here is my reply to “Question Diversity” that will answer your questions:

      It is a little-known “secret” that Zionist jews collaborated with the Nazis in order to “encourage” emigration to what was then known as “Palestine”. Most jewish Germans had no desire to emigrate, living good lives and being at the upper strata of German society. Zionists knew that the only way to force jewish emigration would be to find a way to make life “uncomfortable” for jewish Germans . . . hence, what jews call the “holocaust”.For more information on this “collaboration”, please obtain and read “51 Questions (and Answers) Zionist Collaboration With the Nazis” by author Lenni Brenner.

      • I don’t know about all that, but I do know that what you say about life being so good for German Jews in Germany during WWI was the reason why Balfour’s tactical piece of paper didn’t work.  However, after what happened to German Jews in the next generation, the BD did put England on the hook and obligate them to ceding a part of the old Ottoman Empire into a Jewish ethnostate.

        • anarchyst

          Question Diversity, you are absolutely correct in your assessment.  
          At the risk of my post “disappearing” on this site, here goes . . .I think that the Balfour Declaration was ALL WRONG and is the source of much of our middle east “troubles” today.  It is no secret that the indigenous people of Palestine were “pushed out” and that the “invaders” were the very people that benefited from WW1. 
          The first modern-day acts of terrorism were carried out by the Irgun and Stern gangs with the bombing of the King David Hotel. 
          Since the state of Israel has been in existence for some 64 years now, a decent “solution” is next to impossible. 
          Israel’s numerous “false flag” operations (Lavon affair, USS Liberty, the murder of Iranian scientists,  etc.) does NOTHING to endear the rest of the world to Israel’s “plight”.
          If it were ever shown that there was Israeli complicity in 9-11, Israel would (have to) cease to exist.
          The “double standard” that exists in Israeli/world relations is a source of discontent and actually HARMS valid Israeli interests.  Israel’s refusal to abide by international agreements (that it expects other countries to abide by) is a source of discontent for many other SOVEREIGN countries.
          The “samson option” is a little-known “threat ” to Europe that is like a “sword of Damocles” hanging over the world.  For those that are unaware, the “samson option” is a promise to drop nukes on Europe if Israel is attacked by its neighbors.

          • I’m not taking this bait, and extending this impossible conversation. But to this part:

            The first modern-day acts of terrorism were carried out by the Irgun and Stern gangs with the bombing of the King David Hotel.

            I will say that our regular JewAmongYou has said himself that this kind of terrorism as a root cause of the founding of Israel was flat out wrong. I happen to think that the British would have created Israel anyway even without the King David Hotel bombing. Even assuming my Machiavellian theory about the BD is true, it would not have been issued if there wasn’t already a pro-Zionist undercurrent in early 20th Century British public life. And after WWII and the Holocaust, there’s no way that London wan’t going to create a Jewish ethnostate.

      • Steve

        The only question this provides an answer to is: how can I prove I am nuts? For the rest of you, if you love your country more than you hate Jews, you will emulate what Israel is doing and demand it of your Congressman. A fence can be built if enough citizens demand it.

  • IstvanIN

    Any number of methods would work towards lessening illegal immigration if we just used them.  The government doesn’t want to stop it.  We, the people, don’t have the will, or the heart, to tell them to stop it.  We have ceased to exist as a sovereign nation.

  • anonymous_amren

    This article leaves out one important fact:
    So a border fence won’t help the indigenous people who the country belongs to, unless the Israelis build it from the other side.

  •  It is not just the financial cost that concerns the Israelis, most important to them is the knowledge that they can’t maintain the Jewish cultural nature of their country AND keep democracy if they don’t insure that only Jews become citizens.  Like the Japanese they value their own unique culture and like the Japanese they are taking positive measures to maintain their identity.  I only wish our leaders were doing the same to preserve white America.

    • What would help secure the Jewishness of Israel best? Send all of them from around the world there. They have their homeland. Let them be fellow ethnics to their hearts’ content there. Leave the rest of the world in peace.

  • I wish the few of you spouting “the Jews are the real illegal aliens in that part of the world!” line would crack a history book every once in awhile.

    Four words: British Mandate for Palestine.

    Just dropping reality on you; I’m not saying this in any sort of moral context, whether it was the right thing to do or not.  Either way, it is and should be none of our business.

  • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

    A MOST instructive video: Israeli politicians’ approach to illegal immigration vs. U. S. politicians’ approach to illegal immigration by VDARE’s Peter Brimelow 

    European and Israeli Responses to Illegal Immigration by Peter Brimelow 
    VIDEO – 28 minutes 
    September 30, 2012
    The Social Contract Press 

    SUMMARY OF VIDEO: “Peter Brimelow of VDARE discusses immigration in Israel and in Europe comparison with the United States.”

    “Illegal immigration into Israel comes mainly across the Egyptian frontier. It began in the second half of the last decade. It has been significantly worse after the Arab Spring and fall of dictators. The Israelis built a border fence on the West Bank about ten years ago which completely stopped the suicide bombing crisis. They are world experts on border fences. The Fence is about 430 miles long – about one-quarter the length of the US southern border. 

    “The current illegal immigration crisis in Greece is discussed. The percentage of foreign-born in Greece was about 27% about four years ago. Greece has acted much like the United States and issued several amnesties. Multiculturalism is being pushed, particularly in education – school textbooks are being revised to make them more ‘inclusive’.” 

    • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

      Illegal Immigration Is Impossible To Stop (Except In Israel)
      November 3, 2012

      (features graph from the Washington Post showing precipitous decline in illegals crossing into Israel from 2,295 per month in January of 2012 to 54 in October of that year)

  • IstvanIN

     What about the Jewish Bolsheviks and all the death and havoc they wreaked on the Russian Empire?  They were hardly innocent for the last 150 years.

  • jack ryan

    Please use the effective, common sense Israeli policies on border control and immigration in your arguments/education with Americans on these issues in America.

    Stress the reality that safe, prosperous nations like Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, Denmark and Israel all implement strong, common sense border controls, immigration controls to keep out terrorists, gang members, huge numbers of uhealthy, unskilled people that will overwhelm their nation’s schools, medical care and social welfare systems.

    Be prepared to get called a “NAZI” if you speak out for any immigration control, any border control. So come back with the truth that you are simply advocating the common sense policies that Israel does.

    These are good arguments when dealing with American Relgious Right Christian ZIonists who worship the state of Israel – “it’s good for Israel, it’s good for America”.

  • From my decidedly amateur and long distance vantage point, I no more consider the IDF any more supportive than Israel than I do the American military supportive of America.  Seems to me that the IDF suffers from the same liberalitis that the Pentagon does.

    As an aside, just so you know who you’re talking to and my biases:

    • Steve

      The IDF is not a fraction as politically correct as the Pentagon. No one in Israel is demanding women on submarines or that Arabs be made generals. If the US did not support Israel and Israel found itself without allies, as per your wish, the Arabs and Iran would have been nuked long ago. The US is a restraining influence on Israel. This is something the Arabs and the Europeans do not understand. Just as most in the US have no comprehension that Israeli Jews and US Jews have virtually nothing in common culturally. That is why Israel has a border fence to keep out Africans and could not care any less what anyone thinks about it including the EU, US Jews and the half African President of the United States.

      • “The US is a restraining influence on Israel.”

        A point which I acknowledge.

        Golda Meir happened before Camp David, not after.

  • By “the UN created Israel,” you mean the winners of WWII created Israel, and more specifically, the US and UK.  Today’s UN is nothing like the late 1940s UN.

    As an aside, the theory I buy about the Balfour Declaration is the Machiavellian imperative:  During World War I, the most dynamic and prosperous Jews in the world were in Germany and supporting Germany and the Central Powers in the war.  I buy the theory that the BD was meant to try to swing Jewish sympathy within Germany toward the Allies so they would turn into a fifth column within Germany, the most prosperous Central Power combatant.  The timing of the BD supports this:  It was issued more than a year before the Armistice, and long before the ultimate outcome of the war was clear, and long before England and France got to split up the war spoil known as the corpse of the Ottoman Empire between them.  If the BD would have been issued, say, 13 months later than was actually issued, when it was clear that England would get control over the OE corpse, then you could cite humanitarian motivations.  But we can’t, because legally speaking, the BD was at the time as much smoke blowing as was Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was at the time it was issued.  If both WWI and the WBTS were even steven draws instead of clear victories for the sides that ultimately won, both the BD and the EP would be recognized as historians today for what they really were, civilian war tactics and hail marys.

    • anarchyst

      It is a little-known “secret” that Zionist jews collaborated with the Nazis in order to “encourage” emigration to what was then known as Palestine”.  Most jewish Germans had no desire to emigrate, living good lives and being at the upper strata of German society.  Zionists knew that the only way to force jewish emigration would be to find a way to make life “uncomfortable” for jewish Germans . . . hence, what jews call the “holocaust”.
      For more information on this “collaboration”, please obtain and read “51 Questions (and Answers) Zionist Collaboration With the Nazis” by author Lenni Brenner.

  • IstvanIN

     Didn’t Israel support South Africa when the US and the UK were not?

    • Beloved Comrade

      From Jerusalem Post…

      In the struggle against South African Apartheid, it was estimated that Jews were overrepresented by 2,500 percent in proportion to the governing white population.

      “According to Israel’s largest newspaper, Jews were dramatically overrepresented among white anti-Apartheid activists. Despite Apartheid being an important ally of Israel. The paper also describes how South African Jews were instrumental in the formation of the South African Communist Party (which launched the ANC) and the South African Progressive Party.”

      –From C of CC

  • anarchyst

    One must understand that there are two major “bloodlines” in jewish history. 
    The “sephardic” jews are jews “of the book” and are Hebrews.
    The other  jewish “bloodline”  consists of 6th-century “converts” (primarily Russian and eastern European) Ashkenazic.
    Hebrew jews and Ashkenazic are as different as night and day.

  • The United States, on the other hand, is viewed as a free-market bazaar.  

    This is why I think everyone, even conservatives, who claim the United States is a propositional nation needs to be deported. The United States is my home and the land of my family for 7 generations. Like any good family man I want to hand it on intact to my children and grandchildren…and I regard anyone who comes here, even if he’s a person of great “talent,” who’s trying to burn it down as a danger to me and my family.

  • Athling

    A few points on this issue that have come under my observation:

    Having visited Israel myself I can testify to the fact that most Israelis, by necessity, are not the type of frothing psycho-leftists that many Jews here in the U.S. and in Europe are. Faced with the cold hard realities of national survival they simply don’t have that luxury. Additionally, no people are monolithic with all holding the same political and cultural beliefs. Look no further than the vast divisions between gentile whites in any Western nation. Could it be said that Ted Kennedy spoke for all whites in the U.S.? Clearly not. And while it must be admitted that a majority of U.S. Jews have a propensity for leftism they are not all of that persuasion. This is especially true in Israel.

    The issue of the “Palestinians” is often brought up as a device to show the hypocrisy of liberal Jews with regard to their advocacy of multiculturalism in all Western nations but not in Israel. I understand the point that is trying to be made here but it is based on false premises. The “Palestinians” are in fact mostly Jordanians as Walid Shoebat, former PLO Terrorist, explains, “that on June 4th 1967 I was a Jordanian and overnight I became a Palestinian. . . . We considered ourselves Jordanian until the Jews returned to Jerusalem.” It was after the Six-Day war that Jordanians suddenly began to define themselves as “Palestinians.”

    Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus of history at Wellesley College, writes…

    “The important question is whether a national identity is constructed from the distinctive experience of a people or, as the Palestinians have done, from plundering the history and heritage that belong to someone else.”

    Professor Auerbach defends Newt Gingrich’s assertion that the Palestinians are an “invented” people in this article.

    The vast and oil rich Arab/Muslim nations could easily provide jobs and land for their Palestinian brethren who as poor Jordanians and Syrians were living nomadic lifestyles in the West Bank before 1948. Of course this will never be done because the Muslim nations who are fanatical about any Westerner stepping a foot in their sacred lands want to keep the pot boiling against Israel. They certainly have no concerns about the unwanted Muslim colonization of the West though. Apparently, we are to welcome that.

    In any event, I support Israel’s ethno-nationalist immigration policies. The West should adopt similar policies. In the meantime our struggles against psycho-leftism whether Jewish or gentile must continue.

    • Germanacus

      Another indicator of difference between liberal US Jews and Israeli Jews is that Israel stood by South Africa when their White cousins in the West abandoned them.

    • Michael_C_Scott

      Those same vast and oil-rich Arab nations could have provided homes to Palestinian Arabs as permanent citizens with full rights as such, the way Israel did with Jewish refugees from all over the Arab world and for Jewish refugees/displaced persons from all over continental Europe after World War Two.  Palestinian Arabs are indistinguishable, linguistically and culturally from other Arabs; they would have quickly assimilated.  Don’t try telling me this is impossible among Arab Muslims; Osama bin Laden’s family was from Yemen, but became wealthy in Saudi Arabia. 

      Instead, Palestinians have been treated as third-class noncitizens in other Arab nations and occasionally massacred (in Jordan, in the wake of “black September” of 1970-71) or rounded up and expelled (in Kuwait after liberation from Iraq in 1991.)

      If many Israeli Jews technically qualify as the descendants of illegal aliens, one can say precisely the same thing about the descendants of Saxons and Normans in England, Romans and Visigoths in Spain and Slavs in what is now Slovenia and Croatia.  If we’re going to start revising borders and expelling populations, how far back do we go?  Do we force Italy to give Sicily back to Greece?

  • anarchyst

    Not entirely true, Steve.  There was a battle going on between jewish comunists and the traditional German society.  Much hatred (somewhat misplaced)  for jewish Germans was a result of their siding with the communists and anarchists of the day.  You are correct about jewish accomplishments . . . it was extremely shortsighted  for Germany to force deportation on some of its most educated citizens.
    I hope you don’t fall for the “chosen people” myth that many “Christian dispensationalists” do.
    See my previous answer to Question Diversity. . .you will find that there is much more to the WW2 jewish “holocaust” than meets the eye.

    Best regards,

  • SLCain

    Whenever people tell me “Well, you can’t deport twelve or twenty million people”, I reply “Sure you can.”  How many people does Greyhound move every day?  A few hundred thousand?  Perhaps a million?  It wouldn’t take but a couple of months to deport every single illegal alien living in this country.

  • The__Bobster

    Legally arrived?  In a territory that Britain seized? I’m sure that really pleased the prior occupants.

    • Steve

      Your comment means nothing. The British conquered the territory from the Turks and were given the mandate from the League of Nations. They let the Jews in, just like they let the Chinese into Singapore. Do you think Singapore must go back to Malaysia? The Jews arrived legally and when they were strong enough, they set up their own state. That is a fact. Or is Singapore “occupied territory”?

  • The__Bobster

    I’m waiting for the day when “Anti-Semite” doesn’t work either.

  • Beloved Comrade

    I am hesitant to post here any longer because many of my posts have been taken down along with anachryst and curri’s. I noticed that you called someone an “idiot” who wrote a perfectly legitimate comment yet YOUR post wasn’t removed.

    Re: South Africa- Israeli “alliance”.

    South Africa and Israel entered a secret military alliance after the Six Day War. Israel’s economy was in shambles and SA faced a security threat.

    Israel supported South Africa because SA had commodities the Israelis wanted and needed for its massive arms export industry: South Africa possessed 86% of the total world reserves of platinum group metals, 83% of the world’s reserves of chrome ore, 49% of gold reserves, and 17% of uranium reserves.

    Between 1973 and 1981 the Israeli arms export industry increased from $70 million to nearly $1 billion. By 1979 South Africa had become Israel’s largest arms client, accounting for 35% of their military exports. These deals included tank engines, aircraft, and nuclear technology.
    As world opinion turned irrevocably against South Africa its former Israeli “allies” became eager to distance themselves from the apartheid state. In 1986 the United States passed the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act. The Israelis, afraid of losing American aid (3 billion/year), promptly issued their own sanctions and vowed to cut off any new deals. By the late 1980s the secret “alliance” was nearing an end.

  • Michael_C_Scott

    The really interesting aspect to this article, which would have liberals frothing at the mouth in fury – if they gave the matter a little thought – is that a simple fence is far more effective at keeping out illegal aliens than the very inhospitable terrain of the Negev Desert, a lesson that exactly corresponds to our own desert southwest.

  • Anon12

    I get so tired of hearing about Israel and how we must always help them!   Listen to the Glen Becks of the world if you want to  be pro-Jew and pro-Israel.  I am only pro-WHITE and pro-America!  Thank God.