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Immigration Law Reforms Make Gaijin Card Obsolete - Japan Real Time - WSJ
外国人登録制度、7月9日に廃止へ 60年の歴史に幕
hmmmmm... goodbye gaijin cards, hello gaijin-marked ID cards? weird last sentence, too, never heard about that...
wsj  wallstreetjournal  japan  foreigner  law  society  rights  card  identity  residency  news  2012  2010s  immigration  amendment  alien  1950s  日本語  japanese  sarah_berlow  21st_century  20th_century 
may 2012 by cluebucket
The 7 Stages of Gaijinhood Revisited | Gakuranman - illuminating Japan
going through old bookmarks whose originals are now off the face of the web, linking to responses to the originals; this has got the graph ("optimistic view"):
"wide-eyed wonderer, eager student, witless cynic, indigenous wannabe, ill-informed activist, semantic gatekeeper, accidental gaijin, recovery?"
gakuranman  gaijin  japan  foreigner  graph  residency  attitude  stage  development  life  progress 
january 2012 by cluebucket

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