All posts tagged "immigration"

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    Koreans are leaving Korea

    South Korea is saying goodbye to its immigrating citizens like never before. Some are leaving to avoid unemployment; others are just tired of the competitive nature of Korean society. According to data from the country’s Ministry of...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • (Yonhap)
    Korea urged to embrace immigrants

    By Kim Se-jeong Korea will eventually have to accept immigration as one of most effective means of tackling its decreasing population amid a record low birthrate, analysts said Thursday. According to the government, Korea’s population of 51...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    Report: US planning immigration raids early next year

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security is planning nationwide raids aimed at deporting adults and children who have already been ordered removed by an immigration judge. The Washington Post says the U.S. Immigration and Customs...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
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    Number of Korean immigrants facing deportation on decline

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff The number of Koreans on trial for deportation by U.S. immigration authorities have been decreasing five years in a row. According to a recent data from the Transactional Records Access...

    • Posted December 17, 2015
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  • Local immigration groups are pushing for Obama's executive order, introduced last year in November, which would expand DACA and implement DAPA, as it faces opposition from 26 states. (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    Year in review, part 3: Disappointment for undocumented immigrants

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff With blocks to President Barack Obama’s executive action to extend deferred action to undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, as well as to expand the Deferred Action for...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    S. Korea tightens airport security, will even fingerprint Korean Americans

    By Kim Chul-soo The South Korean government plans to enhance its airport security measures following the Islamic State attacks in Paris, and now even Korean Americans will be subject to fingerprints upon entering the country. The government...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama leans over to talk to Pope Francis during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Pope Francis urges US Congress to embrace immigrants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a rapt Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace “the stranger in our midst” as he became the first pontiff in...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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