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“One-Strike” Policy Prohibits International Marriage for Those Convicted of Domestic Violence

“One-Strike” Policy Prohibits International Marriage for Those Convicted of Domestic Violence

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A “one-strike” system will be introduced to prevent ex-convicts of domestic violence from inviting foreigners from Vietnam and other countries to get married internationally. The measure is aimed at preventing such incidents as the “Vietnamese marriage immigrant assault case,” in which a video clip of indiscriminate assault on a [...]

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

Divorced Marriage Migrants Can Extend Visa if Ex-husband ‘Mainly Responsible” for Divorce

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Supreme Court ruled that a recently divorced female immigrant can extend her visa status as a married immigrant by proving that the Korean ex-husband was ‘mainly responsible’ for the divorce. The court overruled a previous decision on a case filed by a Vietnamese woman against Seoul Southern Immigration [...]

80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

80 pct of Immigrant Single Moms Without Child Support

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The recent death of a middle school student in Incheon who fell from an apartment rooftop after being assaulted by classmates is turning into a hot button issue as the victim turned out to be a child from a multicultural, single-parent family. The victim’s mother is a Russian national [...]

Author Invites Readers to Listen to ‘A Multicultural Song that I Sing Alone’

Author Invites Readers to Listen to ‘A Multicultural Song that I Sing Alone’

South Pasadena, CA, March 01, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – As a foreigner living in the land of Uncle Sam, author Bo Kyung Kim realized that as time passes, by her Korean culture is slowly meshing with that of the US culture. As she seeks to use her studies, her dance, and her songs, she invites readers [...]