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KITAKYUSHU (Kyodo) Two colleges, one in Fukuoka Prefecture and the other in Tokyo, have stopped requiring non-Japanese applicants to submit documents showing they are legal residents following complaints that the practice is discriminatory, school officials said Thursday.

An official at Kyushu Dental College in Kitakyushu said, “We tried to check if applicants had overstayed (their visas), but we can confirm it through documents from their high schools.

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