Japan keeps airtight lid on refugees as applications soar

TOKYO — Japan approved only 20 out of a record 19,628 applicants for refugee status last year as authorities reject appeals they suspect come from job-seekers. Last year saw an increase of 8,727 people applying for refugee status from 2016 levels …
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