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Dr. Livnat received his J.S.D. degree from Columbia Law School. He is engaged in the promotion of migrants' rights since 2003, first as the legal advisor of Kav LaOved (Workers' Hotline), and since 2008 as the clinical and academic instructor of the Refugee Rights Program at the faculty of law of Tel Aviv University. During these years he litigated extensively on rights of migrant workers, asylum seekers and refugees, including two landmark Supreme Court cases on family life and health rights of migrant workers in Israel. Dr. Livnat was also very involved in the enactment process of the 2006 Anti-Trafficking Law in Israel.
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