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September 22, 2020
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Despite Coronavirus, Developed Economies Seeking Immigrant Workers


SHIMADA, Japan—Menchie Yunson’s first instinct was to return to the Philippines when she found herself jobless in a foreign country in the middle of a pandemic that was hammering the economy.

Still, the 26-year-old managed to find work in Japan at a home for the elderly, where the manager couldn’t find locals willing to clean toilets and help residents get in the bath for about $8.35 an hour.


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