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Korea's Practice on Refugee Protection: Focusing on the Refugee Act and Relevant Court Cases (이세련·이석우·안젤라 김)

  • 작성일 2024.07.02
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The Republic of Korea became the first country in East Asia to enact its ownrefugee law, which has been in force since 2013. While the enactment of thenew Refugee Act provided a critical momentum for Korea’s refugee policy toshift from mere immigration control to a more human rights–based approach,Korea has often come under fire for its low rate of refugee admittance. As thenumber of refugee applicants in Korea has drastically surged in recent years,there remain important issues such as improving the efficiency of the refugeeadmissions process. This article explores the key provisions of Korea’s Refu-gee Act along with recent legislative proposals to amend the Refugee Act,and it highlights some court decisions related to refugee issues. By analyzingthe relevant law, court cases, and government policies of Korea, this articleexplores the possibility of setting Korea up as a good exemplar of upholdingthe values of refugee protection in the Asian region.
 
원문은 아래 링크(Wiley Online Library, Pacific Focus)에서 확인 가능합니다. 
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