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HCJ 5030/07 - HaMoked: Center for the Defence of the Individual v. Minister of Interior et al. Brief of the Petitioner
Court Documents | 5030/07 | 12.3.2009
HaMoked files its main arguments in a petition to repeal the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law inasmuch as it applies to children. As an alternative remedy, HaMoked seeks a ruling that any child who resides in Israel and one of whose parents is a permanent resident would be eligible for permanent residency. In the petition, one of several challenging the Law, HaMoked claims the Law is unconstitutional, demographically, racially and economically motivated and that it contradicts the Adalah ruling and severely violates the fundamental rights of children and their families as enshrined in case law, as well as Israeli and international law.
On 15 March 2009, the HCJ will hold a hearing – by an extended panel of 7 Justices – on petitions against the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law submitted by HaMoked, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, Adalah and MK Zehava Galon: the petitioners demand the HCJ strike down this Law, as it is unconstitutional, motivated by racist-demographic and economic considerations, and contradict...
The HCJ dismisses the petitions against the Citizenship and Entry into Israel Law (Temporary Order): the decision legitimizes an infamous law, which violates the rights to equality and to family life (02) 627 1698   (02) 627 6317

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