Tag Archives: Japan

Current system works as “back-door immigration.”

Many non-Japanese are arriving on student and training visas.

Japan accepted 28 last year. They complain anyway.

The Japanese still have a strong sense of national identity.

Dennis Prager is learning.

Supreme Court rules in favor of deporting foreigners born there.

Why Have Asians Not Dominated?, AR Classic Article

High intelligence may not be enough.

Foreigners don’t seem to show a long-term interest in Japan.

Twice as many as two years ago.

Wants foreign workers and university graduates to go home.

Technological innovation: the Japanese alternative to mass immigration.

How Japan Plans to Have More Babies, Christian Science Monitor

New prime minister wants welfare programs to offset cost of raising children.

Japanese prime minister going goofy.

Getting robots to do the jobs Japanese don’t want to do.

Sun Sets on Migrants’ Japanese Dreams, Financial Times (London)

Japan sends Japanese-Brazilians back to Brazil.

Japanese have yet to discover genetics.

Japanese stingy with financial support for asylum seekers.

They may let you stay if you have won a Nobel Prize.

Japanese government paying immigrants to go home and never return.

Western egalitarians need to let the Japanese remain Japanese.

Islam makes inroads into Japan.

Children of unmarried foreign women eligible if Japanese father acknowledges them.

Almost 40 percent of hotels and inns don’t want foreign guests.

“Ainu Rebels” celebrate their heritage with hip-hop music.

Will Japanese-style game shows succeed in the US?

Panel wants immigrants to make up 10 percent of the population within 50 years.

Japanese resisting advice to open their country to foreigners.

Robots do the work Japanese won’t do.

Not all Japanese understand the value of homogeneity.

Desperately Seeking Students, Guardian Unlimited (Manchester)

Low birth rates mean up to 40% of Japanese universities could go bust.

In Praise of Homogeneity, AR Classic Article

Japanese like being Japanese and intend to stay Japanese.

Will help “difficult to replace” farm population.

Corporate Japan doing its part to boost the birthrate.

Cabinet minister: Japan needs foreign workers to keep economy growing.

Language problems arise even though the foreign-born population is only 1.63 percent of the total.

Foreign minister: “Luckily, we Japanese have yellow faces.”

Japan regaining pride in its past.

Change your name; get into Japan.

Foreigners becoming larger proportion of Japan’s labor force.

This Is The New Japan, Newsweek International

Immigration is beginning to transform a nation proud of its homogeneity.

Japanese would rather have robots serving them than Filipinos.

Japan looks to robots rather than immigrants to fill labor void.

Japanese citizenship is not automatic for children of non-Japanese mothers.

Japan makes foreigners carry a special information card.

2,000 schools have closed in Japan in the last 10 years due to birth dearth.

Asia is catching up to America in scientific research.

Humanoids with Attitude, Washington Post

Japanese use robots, not immigrants, to compensate for lack of native workers.

Another Japanese effort to fend off importing workers.

UN told Japan it shouldn’t deport Kurds. It did anyway.

Japan uses technologhy, rather than immigration, to make up for shrinking native workforce.