Long-term detention for deportees
Due to the problem that foreigners ordered to leave the country refused to leave the country and have been detained in the facility for a long time, the Immigration and Resident Management Agency has begun to consider measures at a specialized group of experts.
Foreign immigration officials refused to leave the country and have been detained for a long time at immigration centers in various regions. The Immigration Office has established a special subcommittee where academics and lawyers participate. The first meeting was held on the 21st.
First, Deputy Director Tomitsu Takashima of the Immigration Bureau said, “It is an urgent issue to consider measures to prevent the increase in the number of refugees and the prolonged detention, and the detention in the meantime. I asked for cooperation.
After this, the committee members commented that “a mechanism to encourage voluntary departure should be created” or “a penalty is required to prevent temporary escape from being released from the facility temporarily”. It was.
The future in the Special Committee, performed well as inspection of the Immigration Center, to consider measures, including legislation, we decided to put together a report to the prospect of the fiscal year.