I am an alien, quite literally, in South Korea. I even have my own "Alien Registration Card".
Only in June last year did the South Korean government decide to drop the word "alien" in newly issued long-term residence cards for foreigners, but it doesn't make me feel any less alone in a largely homogeneous population where people have a tendency to stare if someone speaks a foreign language.
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