Japan makes changes that affect asylum-seekers

A new law in Japan will see refugees deported if they re-apply for asylum and get turned down. It’s an interesting move for a country already known for its exceptionally restrictive immigration and asylum policies. Host Marco Werman speaks with Jefferson R. Plantilla, a lawyer and researcher in Japan, about the country’s approach to this issue.

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