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What it Means to be an African Migrant Deported From Israel

An Eritrean asylum seeker tells us about life after deportation from Israel and what he'd wished he'd done instead.

Meles Ghirmay remembers every moment leading up to his deportation from Israel.

"I was hopeful and thinking that they would give me a visa," the Eritrean asylum seeker says softly over the phone from Kampala, Uganda.

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