Shouldering Responsibility: Reviewing South Korea’s Refugee Status Determination procedures seven years after the implementation of the Refugee Act Shouldering Responsibility: Reviewing South Korea’s Refugee Status Determination procedures seven years after the implementation of the Refugee Act July 1, 2020 is the 7th anniversary of the implementation of the Refugee Act in South Korea. The implementation of the Refugee Act in 2013 established a clear legal process for assessing refugee applications in South Korea and demonstrated the Govern..
[Series] Pro Se Refugee Litigation – A Story of Hope 3 In Early March, Korea was one of the countries to be most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Uncertainty took over the entire country, affecting every family, company, and ways of life. In those difficult moments, I was also helplessly exposed to a harsh situation: I was fired from my work for no justified reason. My contract was until June this year, but my boss gave me three days to l..
Guidelines for Living Expenses Support for Refugee Status Applicants by MOJ * What is ‘Living Expenses Support’ program? It is a monthly financial support program provided by the Korean Government (the Ministry of Justice) for certain period of time to support the living expenses of the refugee status applicants who are in the process of the refugee status determination. * Who can apply? Refugee status applicants can apply for living expenses support. * When to apply? R..
Forms For Refugee Litigation (난민소송 양식) 난민으로 불인정하겠다는 결정 통지를 받은 경우, 혹은 이의신청에 대해 기각결정 통지를 받은 경우, 90일 이내에 소를 제기하여 난민불인정결정에 대해 취소해 달라는 청구를 할 수 있습니다. 법원의 판결에 불복하는 경우에는 상급 법원에 14일 이내에 항소를 제기할 수 있습니다. 난민소송 소장, 항소장, 소송구조신청서, 증명원 발급 신청서 양식을 공유합니다. 해당 양식은 법무법인 지평 장수지 변호사님, 사단법인 두루 최초록 변호사님의 감수를 받았습니다. A person whose application for refugee or appeal is dismissed may file an administrative litigation within 90 days of the date he/she is notified..
The Progress of the Refugee Law in South Korea On December 3, 1992 South Korea ratified the United Nations Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and the Protocol Relating to the Status Refugees. The convention and protocol went into effect on March 3, 1993 and December 3, 1992 respectively. What this means is that South Korea now officially has the responsibility to protect refugees. December 10, 1993 was when the provisions regardin..
Guide book for Refugee applicants in Korea by Ministry of Justice You can check the guide book by clicking below link: drive.google.com/file/d/1uTtow7x1pkuwA86KKHFpmXQRWOSiFpRA/view?usp=sharing