[Japon] Japan softens re-entry ban that left foreign residents stranded

Auteur : Magdalena Osumi. Staff writer de The Japan Times.

Production : The Japan Times

Diffusion : site de The Japan Times

Date : 4 juin 2020

The government says it will allow foreign residents to re-enter the country regardless of their visa status.

In the face of harsh criticism as the only Group of Seven member nation still banning legal long-term and permanent residents from returning home, Japan has softened its stance on humanitarian grounds and says it will allow foreign residents to re-enter the country regardless of their visa status.

Source : Magdalena Osumi, « Japan softens re-entry ban that left foreign residents stranded », The Japan Times, 04/06/2020. URL : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/06/04/national/japan-softens-re-entry-ban-foreign-residents/#.Xtk4RMA69PY (consulté le 04/06/2020)


L’évolution de la situation

Source : Magdalena Osumi, « Japanese immigration authorities announce conditions for re-entry of foreign residents – Despite the COVID-related ban on 111 countries, exemptions will be made for certain situations », The Japan Times, 13/06/2020. URL : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/06/13/national/re-entry-foreign-permanent-residents-coronavirus/#.Xuc6iOc69PY (consulté le 15/06/2020)

Photo « à la une » : An international departure lobby at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport is seen deserted on May 21 amid the coronavirus pandemic. © KYODO


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