In early April 2019 the Chair of the Legislation and Judiciary Committee proposed an Amendment to the Immigration Act of Korea , with the facial purpose of implement more supportive regulations to assist foreign children that are victims of child abuse. Please note, unlike in the United States and some other Western countries, being born in Korea does not, automatically, grant you the right to Korean citizenship. The Amendment shall be effective upon promulgation. For an article on deportation fromContinue reading
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Korean Government Official Prosecuted in U.S. for Violation of Korean Law? Application of Korean Law in U.S. Courts
Is it really true? A foreign government official may be prosecuted in the United States for the violation of a non-U.S. law – Yes/No – not exactly. A Korean working for a Korean government research center was, recently, found guilt of U.S. federal money laundering in a U.S. Federal Court. The individual was convicted of utilizing the banking system of the United States to store and transfer illegal obtained funds. The funds were deemed illegally obtained under Korean Law. SoContinue reading
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