Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Japan Begins Fingerprinting, Photographing Foreign Visitors

Japan has begun fingerprinting and photographing foreign visitors under new anti-terror legislation approved by Japan’s upper house of parliament. Those refusing to comply will be denied admission into Japan and will be returned to their port of origin. The European Business Council in Japan and the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan sent a letter in October to the Justice Ministry expressing concerns about the new requirement.

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Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation, a nationally recognized law firm, has successfully assisted hundreds of clients in immigration matters.