A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP
A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP
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Japan to focus refugee screening system on those who want protection, not employment

Currently those who file for the status three times without legitimate grounds are liable to be deported or sent to immigration centres, but now that rule will apply to first-time applicants

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A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP
A poster for asylum seekers near the passport control counter of the immigration office at the Narita International airport in Narita. Japan is set to tighten its refugee screening system on Monday. Photo: AFP
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