Mar 16, 2016

Deportations of non-Japanese up for first time in decade

The number of non-Japanese who were deported in 2015 for violating the immigration control law rose 14.9 percent from the previous year to 12,272, marking the first rise in a decade, the Justice Ministry said Tuesday. The number of overstayers increased as a result ...

Japan deports 'The Cove' dolphin activist

Feb 5, 2016

Japan deports 'The Cove' dolphin activist

U.S. animal rights activist Ric O’Barry, detained for nearly three weeks after being denied entry to Japan, has been deported from the country, his supporters said Friday. The star of the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove” about dolphin killing in a town of Taiji, “has ...

'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

Jan 29, 2016

'Affluenza' teen flown back to Texas, placed in juvenile detention

The American teenager derided for a defense of “affluenza” in the killing four people while driving drunk arrived back in Texas on Thursday after being deported from Mexico and was placed in juvenile detention. After his flight landed, Ethan Couch, 18, was seen with ...