Challenging a Korean Immigration Deportation/Exit Order in Korea

Being convicted of a crime in Korea, may lead to deportation.  If you are issued a deportation/exit order from the Korean Immigration Service, you do have avenues to reverse this deportation order within the courts. The Courts of Korea have jurisdiction to review all exit/deportation orders issued by Korean Immigration.  Korean courts will look to whether: A.  The order complies with the law; and B.  Whether Immigration has abused its discretion. Under law, Immigration Services of Korea has broad power in the issuing of deportation and exit orders. Korean law imposes restrictions on actions by Immigration under certain visa categories.  If Immigration complied with law, an Immigration’s order may be challenged under Korea’s “abuse of discretion” jurisprudence. The Korean Courts have noted that any government action must not do more harm to the life of an individual than it does good to the Korean public.  Many Immigration cases at the

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Fleeing Korea while under Police/Prosecutor Investigation: International Hold in Korea

From changes a couple of years ago in the computer system and policy of the Korean Immigration Services, even if the Korean prosecution/police have not requested that an accused be placed on an International Hold, some records of police investigations, indictments and proposed fines and sentences by the prosecution/police are being reported to the Korean Immigration Service at airports and ports of departure. An International Hold, in Korea, is an official procedure that flags passports and fingerprints & prevents one, under this International Hold, from departing Korea prior to the lifting of the International Hold. Even if you are not under an official International Hold, Korea Immigration may refuse your departure or entry into Korea based on information from data being shared between the Police, Prosecution, National Tax Service and other Korean government agencies.  Please note that the Korea Immigration is a branch of the Ministry of Justice. The Ministry

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