Foreign Workers Now Wanted and Needed; Old Laws Dying

Japan’s aging population and shrinking workforce have seen to changes in immigration laws. The new immigration law approved earlier this month is somewhat flawed though many observers hold it as necessary. There are other views to this new law as well but the most obvious is that Japan must either open it’s borders or watch the Japanese economy die.


Many questions have been raised by the new law. Among the many questions is very general and broad: Can human beings live together in peace and harmony? Common humanity unites us. However, some say that we cannot. Different cultures mean different ways of thinking.


An example is Middle Easterners who rarely bathe and pray 5 times a day (as required by Islam) while others in Asia are more decent and well mannered. Europeans are also somewhat sovereign aligning with their Sovereign Citizen or Citizen of the Free World movement.

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Anti-immigrant sentiment in Japan so far is now limited and muted as opposed to being previously strong. There have been fears that immigrants will drive down wages, flout customs and manners, break laws, be exploited as quasi slave labor, be a drain on medical insurance and welfare systems. This is the same as what is happening in Europe with it’s Middle Easterners and America with it’s South Americans. Japan may have the same problems if this is left unchecked and unchallenged.


In a recent altercation a family complained. And most unwittingly, by a 4-year old girl started this and she mentioned a Korean girl. Her grandfather exploded by saying that Japanese children are on nursery school waiting lists but Korean kids can get in.


It is similar to America where illegal aliens can get just about anything they want yet other people, particularly Americans, struggle to get half what the illegals get.


Reference: Doors to foreign workers no longer slammed shut



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