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Japan immigration

At a Tokyo lounge, jobless foreigners find shelter from the storm

Staffing agency provides pandemic-hit workers place to check job postings and eat bento

A job seeker is assisted at Tokyo placement center Gowell Town. (Photo by Hikariko Yazaki)

TOKYO -- The pandemic has been particularly harsh for foreign workers in Japan. Many lost their jobs when businesses shut down and have struggled to find new ones. 

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