Cancellation of status of residence: 832 at most with 832 people 5:13
In the last year, the number of foreigners whose status of residence was revoked in Japan increased to 832, more than double the previous year, and the largest number since the start of statistics.
According to the Immigration Office, the number of foreigners whose status of residence has been revoked due to activities different from the application has increased to 832 over the last year, more than twice the previous year, It has been the largest since 2005 when we started collecting statistics.
By type of status of residence canceled, “Study Abroad” was the largest number with 412 students, accounting for nearly half of the total, with the number of Japanese schools accepting international students increasing rapidly throughout the country.
Regarding this, the Immigration Control Office said that it has strengthened its control over foreigners who remain in Japan while working part-time after being removed from a Japanese language school or university.
In terms of nationality and region, Vietnam has the largest number with 416, followed by China with 152 and Nepal with 62. The Immigration Office says, “I want to strengthen the countermeasures because there is a problem that international students are missing at a university in Tokyo.”