So according to today’s Japan Times, the Liberal Democratic Party is having thoughts about making dual citizenship legal in Japan. (At present, kids with dual status are supposed to choose one or the other when they are twenty-two.) However, there’s no big rush:
“The panel will scrutinize the proposal, but there is no time limit to formalize it as ‘this is not something that needs to be done anytime soon,’ he said.”
Also interesting was the proposal that those who do not declare their dual nationalities should be punished, possibly by having their Japanese nationality stripped away. A bit harsh, no?
Read the article here.