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Japan immigration

Five things to know about Japan's revised immigration law

Goal is to clarify and protect the rights of foreign blue-collar workers

Under the revised immigration law law, Japan will accept foreign blue-collar workers. The coming years will be a test of whether Japan is an attractive destination for such workers. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- Starting Monday, Japan will formally accept blue-collar workers from overseas as the revised immigration law takes effect.

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