Philippines has 3rd most immigration violators in Japan

Records worsened for the Philippines after the Japanese government deported 75 more Filipinos who violated immigration rules. The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) says 54 adult males, 13 adult females, and 8 children were deported from Japan last Saturday, July 6, via a chartered flight. The Philippines is the country with the 3rd most immigration violators in Japan. This comes despite Japan’s easing of visa rules for Filipinos. Effective July 1, 2013 Filipinos can apply for multiple-entry visas for short-term trips to Japan. Prior to this, Japan issued multiple-entry visas only to businessmen, artists, and specialists, as well as immediate family members of Japanese residents.

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