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908,000 “Foreign Workers” in Japan

The number of “foreign workers” in Japan has jumped to 908,000—a record high—and the government is planning to bring in more on a “temporary basis,” despite rising popular opposition.

The workers are largely from racially assimilable Asian nations such as Korea, and the Japanese government has reiterated its opposition to allowing a mass “refugee” invasion like Europe.

Foreign workers demonstrate in Tokyo.

According to a report in the Japan Times, the number of foreign workers has “nearly doubled over the past eight years, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling party is considering policies to speed up arrivals.”

The 908,000 foreign workers are still small compared to Japan’s population of 127 million, but, as critics have pointed out, this was exactly how the Third World invasions of European nations started.

Abe has repeatedly said that opening Japan to permanent immigration by unskilled labor isn’t an option.

The Japan Times said this reflects a feeling “among the Japanese that foreign nationals would cause social unrest and erode national identity.”

“In Japan, the word ‘immigrant’ is not used in policymaking,” former economy minister Heizo Takenaka was quoted as saying. “The prime minister often says it’s not immigration, it’s guest workers.”

Another lawmaker, and advisor to Abe, Masahiko Shibayama, was named by the newspaper as “among those testing the boundaries as policymakers seek to meet the needs of a country with a shrinking population.”

Shibayama has “called for a guest-worker program” that would give five-year visas for sectors suffering labor shortages.

Shibayama noted that even the recent tourism boom has raised questions among Japanese about how many foreign residents should be here, the Japan Times added.

“For ordinary people, they see the rapid increase in foreign tourists and they see more foreigners downtown, so it’s not strange that some think, ‘Is it good that it’s increasing this much?’” Shibayama said.

“I think it’s important to establish a culture that accepts foreign workers. However, in the case of Japan, it’ll be totally different from the large number of refugees that went to Europe, so I don’t think public opinion will be split on the issue.”

Currently, Japan follows a strictly regulated immigration policy. As of the end of 2014, there were exactly 2,121,831 foreigners residing in Japan, of whom 677,019 were “long-term non-permanent residents,” that is, those granted visas for a duration of 12 months or more.

The vast majority of these long-term residents are Chinese, Filipinos, and Koreans, with smaller numbers from Thailand, Vietnam, and Taiwan.

The largest number of foreign nationals resident in Japan come from Korea, which is not only genetically the closest to Japan, but also has a substantial Japanese-origin population.

Japan’s opposition to the refugee hoax being perpetrated on Europe can be seen in official statistics. As of December 2015, Japan had 13,831 “asylum applications” under review, but in 2015, a total of 27 such applications were approved.

In 2014, 5000 applications were made and 11 applications were approved. In the 22 year period from 1982 to 2004, a total of 330 applications for asylum were approved, an average of 15 per year.

The Japanese Nationality Act defines citizenship as by the principle of jus sanguinis, that is, by blood rather than place of birth.

The Japan Times reported that the influx of workers “is already being seen on some streets in Tokyo. In the Ikebukuro district, an emerging Chinatown, the Chinese language is heard frequently.”

The Japanese population crisis is not invented. In 2010, the official census showed a population of 128,057,352, but the 2015 figure, released in 2016, revealed that the population had dropped to 127,110,000—a fall of almost one million in just five years.

The reason for the dramatic fall is the age spread of the Japanese population: nearly a third of all Japanese citizens were older than 65 in 2015; and predictions are that this figure will rise to 40 percent by 2050.

Abe is on record as saying that keeping the population of Japan above 100 million is a “priority,” but projections from the Population Division of the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs say that the numbers will drop below 100 million shortly after 2050, and by the end of the century, Japan will have lost 34 percent of its population.

The Japanese government’s own projections are that the population will drop to 109 million people by 2040.

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  1. The immi-vasion BS is the same all around the world. Populations are “falling”, therefore we need to bring in lots of foreigners to prop up the labor market. The last time I checked, there were no real jobs in most western countries, and I imagine the Far East is the same in the global recession. These invaders aren’t coming to work anyway, because 99% of them are unskilled and end up on welfare. Japan’s government, like all others, has been infiltrated by globalists, and it’s just taking a bit longer for them to turn into a “rainbow” nation. It’s a short philosophical jump, at least in politically correct terms, from illegal alien to “guest worker” to undocumented resident” to “new” Americans, Europeans, Japanese, etc. The wedge is in the door Japan, Wake up.

    If populations numbers are in decline, it’s nothing that can’t be solved with national incentives to existing citizens to have more children. Importing foreigners in never needed. It’s also odd that they choose to import Koreans, particularly since there is a very long history of animosity between Koreans and the Japanese, who even today do not like each other. It’s similar to how the Central American countries have all fought amongst themselves and hate each other. I thought all Hispanics stuck together until I learned years ago that the Guatemalans hate the Salvadorans, who hate them back, as well as the Hondurans, and so on.

     
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      1. This is not strictly comparable, but with cheap potatoes and better medicine and better techniques, populations in western Europe soared from 1800-1850. At the present time, primitive populations, given handouts on a large scale, have more children than ever recorded before. These benchmarks suggest it’s not a difficult problem.

         
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      2. That was NS Germany from 1933-1945. For Example. Everything was done that women could combine their wish for having children with and/or without work.

         
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    1. I’ve read somewhere that the Ainu element is actually Aryan in its origin. The whole Samurai caste and their code was based on that. That’s why within Japan one can find Japanese with wider eyes than in general in Koreans. Through immigration enforcement from Asia the Aryan Element in Japan will likely disappear in the long run. So in its essence the whole immigration politics is directed against the Aryan Element within the Japanese Society. With more immigration from Korea these features through intermingling will disappear. It’s ironic that in South Korea so many are undergoing plastic surgery to look more Aryan, as so to upkeep and Ideal, but the Japanese government as globalist traitors are wanting to destroy it for their people and in the future people would have to adhere to surgery for better looks.
      At the End of the day we will realize that world lives off the Aryan peoples and their infinite ingenuity and not the other way around.
      To give you an example: During the second world war it was Germany which sent blueprints of technical advancements to Japan.
      A healthy politics enhances these elements with the rest of emphasizing a healthy lifestyle and automatically everything else gets better.

       
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  2. If the Japanese ‘must’ import foreign labour – if, absolutely, no Japanese workers could be found for certain positions, then the immigrant workers should be mongoloid Asiatic only. Yes. White Europeans, together with the blacks and pakis should be excluded on explicitly racist grounds. As a White European, I am proud of writing those words.
    Furthermore immigrant workers should only be employed on a Saudi Arabian style temporary contract basis.

     
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    1. Totally agree Jonathan. The rot in the UK began when blacks and especially Pakistanis were brought over not to take jobs that weren`t filled but because they were willing to work for much less pay.
      The Pakistanis in particular had absolutely nothing in common with whites and white culture and some fifty years later still have little or no affinity whatsoever with us.
      The Japanese are at least taking a sensible approach in only allowing peoples similar to themselves to immigrate.
      No doubt they looked at Europe as a role model, took note of the death throes and shuddered.

       
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      1. It was a deliberate policy. People still don’t seem to understand that the ‘Welfare State’ was started after 1945, and its policy was to give benefits to foreigner, something which had never happened before. The ‘Nationality Act’ of 1948 gave passports in effect to the whole of the hugely populated British Empire. It was a typical kosher policy.

         
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    2. Japanese must import foreign labour or start making babies themselves – that’s is the economic reality regardless of their attitude toward other people’s pigmentation and culture. Having babies would require fewer working hours, more family time etc. The first option (imported workers) is cheaper for the big money that runs Japan.

       
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  3. “Guest workers” was the phrase used for Turks in Germany. Many Germans were killed off in Eisenhower’s killing fields, and the (((German))) government pretended there was a labour shortage on top of that. The Japanese are roughly in the position of Germany in the early 1950s. At least they have time to work out what’s going on.
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    Japan is bigger than Britain, and of course Britain without Eire, but its climate seems better, on the whole. Even so, in a sane world, 100M would count as overpopulated.

     
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  4. NB Korea geographically resembles Italy in the Med (look at a globe). It seems to have had a similar history: at one moment thriving because of its exposure, but at other times weakened by the same position.

     
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  5. japan needs to think this out.you have had no trouble as yet not importing ethnic s into your country.once you do there will be no turning back.just look at europe and the uk.they are gone forever.

     
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