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Bill for Fingerprinting Foreigners by 2012 to be Introduced Next Month

September 24, 2009

As I was just about to hit publish I noticed an outlet published a real article on the subject, with, like, actual information, so I’ll start with two excerpts from it, followed by my original post. From the AFP:

South Korea will demand fingerprints from all adult foreign visitors by 2012 to tighten immigration controls and prevent criminals entering the country, officials said Tuesday.

The justice ministry said a bill to be submitted to parliament next month requires foreigners aged over 17 to provide prints of their index fingers and an identity photograph upon entry.

Click Here for the Full Story (Source: Brian in Jeollanam-Do)

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