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Hi Blog. Here’s a link to my latest Japan Times JBC column:
From new visas to a tourism backlash, the Top 10 issues that affected us in 2018 may forecast our future treatment
BY DEBITO ARUDOU, THE JAPAN TIMES, JANUARY 28, 2018
Every January, Just Be Cause takes a look at how things went for the non-Japanese residents of Japan (NJ) in the previous year.
While not everything made this year’s list — there were the false claims of “foreigner fraud” of the national health insurance system, and fake news of NJ crime in the wake of the Osaka quake in June — the issues that did, ranked in ascending order, may portend how our community is treated in 2019 and beyond.
10) Brazilians snub new visa
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