March 27, 2020 (Reiwa 2)
Immigration Services Agency
In 2019, the Immigration Services Agency took twelve victims of human trafficking (sexual services, forced labor, etc.) under its protection (including funding their repatriation). Five who had overstayed their periods of stay were given special permission to stay in Japan.
Zero foreign nationals were subjected to deportation procedures as perpetrators of human trafficking.
In 2019, the number of foreign nationals who were subjected to deportation procedures by the Immigration Services Agency as perpetrators of human trafficking was zero compared to two the previous year.
(Note) In accordance with Article 24-4 (c) of the Immigration Control Act, "committing, inciting, or aiding another in committing human trafficking" is grounds for deportation.