“Residents of Jerusalem who have the new biometric residency card  are now able to use the electronic passport scanners when traveling to Jordan; the card can be scanned on the Israeli side to record departure and eliminates the need to stand in line and wait for an employee [at passport control].”
– Beit Hanina
– “We want this service to be available when traveling to Europe. Why is it only available when traveling to Jordan? We want to have this easy option wherever we go.”
– “This [service] sounds great."
– “Of course, they [the Israelis] make it easy for us [Palestinians] to leave so that we don’t come back to this country.”
– “I should get my residency card updated.”
0202 Editor's Note:
Most Palestinians in East Jerusalem do not have Israeli citizenship, but rather have residency permits which allow them to live in Jerusalem.This residency is subject to temporary proof that Jerusalem is their center of life and main residence.
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