Singer Yoo Seung Jun, also known as Steve Yoo, continues is fight in order to regain entrance to South Korea after almost a decade of being exiled.
On November 17, Yoo Seung Jun files a lawsuit against Los Angeles Consulate General following being denied a visa to South Korea.
Yoo Seung Jun is currently a U.S. citizen, he filed an F-4 visa but was denied earlier in September.
It has been known that Yoo Seung Jun officially became a U.S. Citizen in 2002, just as his time to enlist for military service, thus making him dodge the draft. It is required for every Korean male to serve in the military for two years. Yoo Seung Jun’s change of citizenship was deemed as desertion by the government, he was then deported and exiled from South Korea for the past 13 years.
On an interview Yoo Seung Jun reveals, “I am not a simple foreigner and I have as much a right to stay in Korea as Koreans residing overseas under the law of an overseas countryman, so the rules of exclusion does not apply to me.”
This May, he made a special broadcast to Korea and explained his side of the story. Even getting down on his knees begging to be accepted back into Korea and saying that he would do whatever it takes and accept any condition which the Korean government allows.
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