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July 20, 2005
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One in nine Palestinians who carried out terrorist attacks during the intifada had received Israeli residency under family-reunification arrangements, a top Israeli security official said. Yuval Diskin, who heads Israel’s Shin Bet security service, testified Monday before a Knesset committee that is considering changes to a law that grants permanent-resident status to some West Bank Palestinians with relatives in Israel. Critics say that it’s racist to place restrictions on Palestinian family reunification.

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