Permanent residency should not be automatically granted to the additional Specified Skilled Worker visa holders and their families.
Many countries are fighting inflation pressures while Japan's policymakers are attempting to raise them on a sustainable basis. Signs are they're succeeding.
We cannot disregard the reality that some who are in Japan illegally threaten public safety. The immigration rules must assess each individual's circumstances.
The impact of population decline on society and the economy is profound. Both the national and local governments must adapt their policies.
The recommendations of the Japanese experts’ panel address the rampant problems faced by technical interns, such as physical abuse and unpaid wages.
The author provides insightful analysis regarding Japan's approach to immigration, refugees, and foreign workers, which he describes as "restrictive."
Daily entry caps and possibly independent traveler restrictions appear set to change, bringing visiting Japan back to near-pre-pandemic conditions.
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Immigration in Japan: why are displaced Ukrainians readily accepted when people from Myanmar or Afghanistan aren’t being granted refugee status?
Japan allows in travelers from 98 countries and regions in limited guided tours as a means of reopening while minimizing the risk of spreading infection.
Attracting foreign visitors, in addition to expanding domestic travel, will speed up the revitalization of all regions in Japan.
This is the first time the government has issued a June timeline for further opening of Japan’s borders, with an entry process similar to other G7...