African migrants hold signs during a protest in front of Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. African asylum seekers are protesting an Israeli plan to deport them.Israel says thousands of migrants have 60 days to accept an offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination -- known to be Rwanda -- in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by April 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
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Israel Gives Ultimatum to African Asylum Seekers: Cash or Life in Prison

Israel is giving thousands of African asylum seekers 60 days to accept an offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination in exchange for $3,500 and a plane ticket. Those who don’t will be incarcerated indefinitely.