Kosovo refugees apply for refugee status in Japan.
OSAKA, Aug. 23 Kyodo
Eight ethnic Albanian refugees from Kosovo staying in Sakai, Osaka
Sakai (堺市 Sakai-shi Prefecture, applied Monday for official refugee refugee, one who leaves one's native land either because of expulsion or to escape persecution. The legal problem of accepting refugees is discussed under asylum; this article considers only mass dislocations and the organizations that help refugees. status in Japan.
Taha Dellovac, 55, her elder daughter, the daughter's husband and their children filed the application with the Osaka Regional Immigration immigration, entrance of a person (an alien) into a new country for the purpose of establishing permanent residence. Motives for immigration, like those for migration generally, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. Bureau.
The family arrived in Japan on July 30 on visas allowing 90-day ''family visits.'' One of Dellovac's sons, Ramo Dellovac, 31, is married to a Japanese national and the couple lives in Sakai.
Taha Dellovac's younger daughter, Remzije Djakolaj, 29, her husband and their three children arrived in Japan in May under the same status and applied for official refugee status at the end of June.
Justice Ministry officials have said the visa for the Albanians will be extended until a decision is made on their status.