Japan Announces It Will Take In 300 Syrian Refugees Over the Next 5 Years

By Carl Samson

refugee3The Japanese government has announced a new decision to welcome more Syrian refugees beginning this year.

The Japanese government will be accepting Syrian refugees who are international students with the added bonus that they can bring their spouse and children with them.

Over the next five years, Japan will accept 300 students and their families who will also receive a living allowance.

After the students have completed their courses, they will also be given the option to settle in Japan with their families, according to Yahoo! Japan.


SOURCE: Yahoo News/ Nextshark Online

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