As of 3 pm on the 29th, more than 310,000 people agreed to the post of the Blue House National Petition titled’I will disagree with the legislation of the Nationality Law amendment’. If more than 200,000 people agree within 30 days from the time of disclosure to the Cheong Wa Dae national petition, the government or the Blue House official must respond officially.
On the 28th of last month, a petitioner who opposes the revision of the National Policy Act said, “The ratio of foreigners in Korea continues to increase, while the fertility rate is falling endlessly.” It’s just an absurd accident,” he criticized.
“In order to respond to this, we must make a country where everyone can live, and we will give more than 700 foreigners nationality every year to make them Koreans?” he said. “It is absolutely unacceptable. We oppose the revision of the nationality law and demand withdrawal of the legislation.” He added.
Earlier, on the 26th of last month, the Ministry of Justice announced the legislation of an amendment to the Nationality Act, which omits the existing procedures for acquiring nationality such as written examinations and interviews for foreign children with permanent residence in Korea, and allows them to acquire nationality only by reporting. However, as it became known that 90% of the target audience for the amendment to the Nationality Act were Chinese or Korean-Chinese (Chinese), opposition was raised.
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