Illegal Immigrants Archives | Be Korea-savvy
Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Illegal Chinese Immigrants to Leave Jeju Island

Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Illegal Chinese Immigrants to Leave Jeju Island

JEJU, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Jeju Immigration Office in South Korea’s southern resort island of Jeju quickly became a scene of chaos with Chinese illegal aliens lined up to flee the country. Some 200 people rushed to report on Tuesday that they would voluntarily leave South Korea. There were even instances of physical [...]

S. Korea to Tighten Regulations on Illegal Immigrants’ Departures

S. Korea to Tighten Regulations on Illegal Immigrants’ Departures

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will restrict illegal aliens from leaving the country without prior notification in a move to prevent those who commit crimes here from fleeing the country by abusing the current report system, the justice ministry said Sunday. Until now, illegal immigrants could voluntarily leave the country after reporting [...]

Package Distribution Center Bust Shows Increasing Reliance on Migrant Workers

Package Distribution Center Bust Shows Increasing Reliance on Migrant Workers

ICHEON, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – On November 7, an inspection into an Icheon, Gyeonggi Province-located package distribution center uncovered 191 migrant workers, all of them lacking valid work permits. The investigation was conducted by immigration authorities from the Ministry of Justice, and with the assistance of a handful of related agencies, it was discovered [...]

Korean-American Community Strongly Opposes DACA Repeal

Korean-American Community Strongly Opposes DACA Repeal

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Donald Trump’s decision to put an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has allowed approximately 800,000 illegal immigrants referred to as Dreamers who entered the country as minors to receive the benefit of deferred deportation, has aroused fierce anger among immigrants, and members of [...]