If you are issued a deportation order or exit order by the Korean Immigration Service, you still have avenues to reverse this deportation order or exit order. The main thing you need to, immediately, do is contact an experienced lawyer and get the lawyer all information asked for by the lawyer as soon as possible.
A foreign national may challenge an Deportation Order or exit order of Korean Immigration Service by two ways. First is through Administrative Appeal and second is by way of Judicial Appeal. In the below table, we discuss the salient points including the differences and similarities between the two types of appeals. For more information on options with regard to Korean Immigration Deportation and Exit Orders, please read related articles at: Exit Ban for Foreigners in Korea; and Deportation after Criminal Convictions in Korea.
|Administrative Appeal||Judicial Appeal|
|Filed to the Minister of Justice. This appeal must be filed within seven days from receipt of a Deportation Order or exit order.|
|Filed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. This appeal must be filed within 90 days from receipt of the Deportation Order or Exit Order or within 180 days after the Deportation Order or Exit Order was issued, whichever is earlier.||Filed to the Administrative Court. This appeal must be filed within 90 days from receipt of the Deportation Order or Exit Order or within 180 days after the Deportation Order or Exit Order was issued, whichever is earlier.|
|Grounds To Reverse Exit or Deportation Order|
1. Korea Immigration Service failed to follow the law in the issuance of the Deportation Order or Exit Order.
|Grounds To Reverse:|
1. The deportation order or exit order by the Korean Immigration Service does not comply with the law; or
2. The Korean Immigration Service has abused its discretion when it issued the deportation order or exit order.
For similar articles, please read: Korean Court Overturns Immigration’s Deportation Order and Korean Immigration Law: Challenging a Korean Immigration Deportation/Exit Order in Korea
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