New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

The law is an attempt to attract more workers to Japan while still trying to make it very tough for them to settle permanently. But some experts say it doesn’t do enough to address the yawning labor gap.

New immigration bill in Japan to attract foreign workers

By Simon Denyer and Akiko Kashiwagi (The Washington Post)

Japan’s parliament passed an immigration law Saturday that aims to attract 345,000 foreign workers over the …