Law Minister Yamashita Actively Utilizing the Status of Resident Status Cancellation on August 22, 12:34
In the last year, the number of foreigners whose Japanese status of residence has been revoked has increased more than twice as many times as the previous year, and the largest number since the start of statistics, Minister of Justice Yamashita As a result of strengthening the system for canceling the status of residence, he expressed his intention to actively utilize the system in the future.
According to the Immigration Office, the number of foreigners whose status of residence has been revoked has increased to 832 in the last year, more than twice the previous year, due to activities that were different from the application. Since 2005 when we started collecting statistics, it has become the most.
Regarding this, Minister of Justice Yamashita said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting, “If you have obtained a status of residence improperly by submitting a false document, or if you have been engaged in activities that are not permitted by the status of residence, This is the result of actively working on measures against camouflaged residents, such as strengthening the system for canceling the status of residence. "
On that basis, Minister Yamashita said, “I want to continue to actively use the system in the future. I would like to work with the relevant organizations to ensure the proper operation of the system so that technical intern trainees are not lost and foreign students are not located. "Said.