Japan Looks to Accept More Foreigners in Key Policy Shift

Reporting by Ami Miyazaki and Kantaro Komiya, Writing by Chang-Ran Kim
November 18, 2021
Reuters

Toshihiro Menju, managing director of JCIE/Japan, comments on Japan’s need to welcome foreign workers as it grapples with demographic change, noting, “As the shrinking population becomes a more serious problem and if Japan wants to be seen as a good option for overseas workers, it needs to communicate that it has the proper structure in place to welcome them.”

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Workers from Thailand work at Green Leaf farm, in Showa Village, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, June 6, 2018. Picture taken June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Malcolm Foster/File Photo

This article features Toshihiro Menju, Managing Director and Chief Program Officer at JCIE/Japan, who heads our program on Immigration in Japan.