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Areas of Practice

Micha Luft – Law Firm specializes in immigration and civilian status cases as well as representation vis-à-vis the Ministry of Interior's Immigration and Population Authority.
In Israel, the Ministry of Interior serves and the government authority exclusively responsible for all matters concerning the registration of Israelis in the population registry as well as all permits (visas) granted to foreigners who are not Israeli. Dealing with the Ministry of Interior, particularly on important, complex and sensitive matters, can prove both difficult and frustrating. Many are unable to hold their own before the Ministry's officials and prefer to engage the services of an attorney, who can assist them in successfully completing the process. 

Administrative Law

Submitting applications for occupational licenses (e.g., doctors, engineers, contractors, etc.), registry to governmental aptitude exams, recognition of foreign academic degrees, evaluation of foreign academic degrees for wage purposes, termination and suspension of licenses and permits, administrative petitions, High Court of Justice petitions.

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Immigration and Civilian Status – the Ministry of Interior

requests for granting status for couples living together (or "common law partners"), requests for temporary residency status (A/5 Visa), humanitarian requests, entry into Israel requests, naturalization requests, immigration ("Aliyah") requests, requests for an expert worker visa, visa extension requests, reinstatement of residency status requests, paternity recognition requests, requests for granting status to an elderly parent, etc

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Human Rights

services in lawsuits regarding discrimination carried out by public or government institutions, workplace discrimination (including in the candidacy stage), and discrimination based on one's sex, sexual orientation, ethnic background, religion, age, etc.

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Entering and Exiting the Palestinian Authority 

submitting requests for entry permits to Israel, work permits in Israel, merchant licenses in Israel, entry permits for Israelis seeking to enter the Gaza Strip, requests for rescinding police prohibitions, requests for rescinding security-related prohibitions, requests for the entry of foreigners into the West Bank, requests for residency permits within the West Bank for Gazan residents, requests for a "Seam Zone" permits, etc.  

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We listen closely and plan strategically  

at our office we will listen attentively to your personal ordeal and together formulate the best work plan to achieve success. 

Equal and attentive treatment 

our office is respectful of all people and provides all those requesting assistance with equal, attentive and compassionate treatment.   

adv. Michal Luft is highly proficient in all applicable laws and regulations. Accordingly. Adv. Luft is extremely capable of ensuring that your rights will be respected and that your request will be dealt with in strict accordance with applicable law.

Experience and proficiency 

What Makes US Special?

״מיכל הייתה איתנו בראיון - היא תמכה בנו, נתנה לנו תחושת ביטחון, הכינה אותנו בצורה טובה ומקצועית. תוך מספר ימים קיבלנו את כל האישורים הדרושים ממשרד הפנים!

אפילו לא נדרשנו להגיע לפגישה שנייה!״

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Success Stories

Restoring residency rights of a foreign woman, allowing her to remain in Israel with her children

Thanks to the work of adv. Michal Luft, the residency permit of a foreign national who had married and then divorced an Israeli citizen was reinstituted

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