Seoul May Deport American Over Positive North Korea Comments

January 9, 2015 2:20 AM

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South Korean officials said Friday they were considering whether to deport a Korean-American woman accused of praising rival North Korea during a recent lecture.

Prosecutors Thursday asked the Korea Immigration Service to deport California-resident Shin Eun-mi after determining her comments violated South Korea's anti-Pyongyang security law, according to immigration officials who spoke on condition of anonymity citing office rules.

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