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Tighter visa rules urged for foreign teachers

July 15, 2010

A lawmaker called for stricter visa regulations for native English teachers in a bid to root out sexual violence and harassment of minors.  Rep. Choi Young-hee of the main opposition Democratic Party said that education authorities should better screen E-2 or English teaching visa holders for drug use and past criminal records.

The lawmaker proposed a bill last year that would subject native English teachers to a stricter screening process when they are recruited but the bill is still pending at the National Assembly. She said the bill should be passed as soon as possible.

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