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Court sentences 2 Filipino women via remote interpreting

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Nice to see (FINALLY) Japan attempting to join the 21st Century!

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They had their visas extended after falsely telling immigration authorities that they planned on continuing work as chefs.

This has an 18 months in prison term?????? I thought I was going to read that they over stayed their visa.

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SinceWhen?!, simply Over Staying a Visa is one thing...blatantly LYING, Falsifying Legal (Federal) Documentation in order to acquire alternative employment is a FELONY.

Guess what? Time to Pay the Piper.

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Criminals. These two got off lightly. Glad to see immigration cracking down on illegals

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Tokyo district court judge to me via a court interpreter said Tell us about your vision. Me - I submitted 3 vision test reports that are sitting on the desk in front of you, did you not read them? Judge silence. Me - they all concluded my vision is so bad I must wear trifocals aka progressive lenses. Interpreter to judge - He wears Bosch & Lomb eyeglasses.

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Was the interpreting accurate , if yes, how many % ???.

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Doing a crap job in Japan and getting punished for it-how ironic...

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Good, crack down on these law breakers.

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Not really sure where the vitriol for these two is coming from, seems the only thing they did wrong was work in one area of the service industry when their visa status was for a different one.

Yeah, they shouldn’t have done that but give me a break with all this talk about cracking down on serious crime, at worst this was a minor technicality that hurt nobody.

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What about the cosmetic company hiring them illegally? Scott free I assume, right?

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Why don't they just deport them and ban them from entering japan again?

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Why don't they just deport them and ban them from entering japan again?

likely because they’re paying income tax.

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I just wonder what happened to the company who hired them to work in cosmetics? Aren't they required to check? I know of quite a few situations where the company helps the people who they want to employ, telling them that they are hired to do one job, but they are actually doing another.

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Hopefully the "cosmetic manufacturing company" that hired them will get punished as well. There's no excuse for employers to not properly vetting their prospective employees.

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Not really sure where the vitriol for these two is coming from, seems the only thing they did wrong was work in one area of the service industry when their visa status was for a different one.

Cooks are expert jobs.  Can you cook Filipino food?

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@nothisrealname

I just wonder what happened to the company who hired them to work in cosmetics? Aren't they required to check? 

Yes, they are supposed to check, but just like what happens in the U.S., many of these companies knowingly hire individuals who are not properly documented, or undocumented all together. They turn a blind eye.

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Why don't they just deport them and ban them from entering japan again?

They do after the ruling.

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What kind of sentence was handed to the Japanese company that illegally hired them? Why didnt it sponsor them for proper visas?

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They have a good skill if their profession is cook, Culinary, and I'm sure they have a licensed. Why they chooses the cosmetic job? Is there anyone who put them on that job? Sounds to me that they're already familiar in Japan for telling a lie?

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Cooks are expert jobs. Can you cook Filipino food?

So the expert Filipino cook shortage is what is getting you all riled up against these two? I had no idea it was such an important issue.

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