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Gov’t Seeking to Allow Foreigners Subject to Deportation to Extend Stay in Return for Donation

Gov’t Seeking to Allow Foreigners Subject to Deportation to Extend Stay in Return for Donation

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s government is pushing for a program in which foreign nationals subject to deportation due to minor offenses could extend their stay legally in return for a donation, the justice ministry said Saturday. According to a research paper commissioned by the ministry on the subject, convicted foreign nationals [...]

Justice Ministry Starts Deposit Program for Foreigners Subject to Deportation

Justice Ministry Starts Deposit Program for Foreigners Subject to Deportation

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Justice said Saturday that it has introduced a deposit program to encourage foreigners subject to deportation to voluntarily leave the country as part of efforts to ease crowding in temporary detention centers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Under the new policy, foreigners who are ordered to leave [...]

3 Vietnamese Arrested for Deserting Quarantine Facility Face Deportation

3 Vietnamese Arrested for Deserting Quarantine Facility Face Deportation

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Three Vietnamese nationals who were arrested earlier this week after escaping from a COVID-19 quarantine facility in Gimpo, west of Seoul, are facing deportation for breaching the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Act, police said Thursday. The three Vietnamese, identified only as men in their 20s, are accused of [...]

Human Rights Watchdog Asks Gov’t to Consider Plight of Unregistered Children in S. Korea

Human Rights Watchdog Asks Gov’t to Consider Plight of Unregistered Children in S. Korea

SEOUL, May 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Children who are not registered for long-term stay in South Korea should not be forced to leave the country unconditionally, recommending that the government come up with a system through which qualifications for residency could be assessed, a public human rights watchdog said Wednesday. The National Human Rights Commission [...]

4 Foreign Nationals Deported for Violating Self-quarantine Rules

4 Foreign Nationals Deported for Violating Self-quarantine Rules

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Four foreign nationals have been deported to their home countries after getting caught violating self-isolation rules, the justice ministry said Friday. The violators, including one Vietnamese student, were fined and ordered to leave the country for failing to comply with the country’s self-quarantine order aimed at containing the coronavirus. [...]