Hiroshi Kimizuka

Deputy Director, General Affairs Division, Immigration Bureau, Japanese Ministry of Justice


Hiroshi Kimizuka is deputy director in the General Affairs Division of the Immigration Bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Justice. Prior to his current assignment he was assistant director in the Accounting Section of the Immigration Bureau. He has also held positions as assistant director of the System Development Section, assistant director of the Registration Division, and specialist in the Personnel Section.

Kimizuka graduated from Meiji University in March 1988 with a bachelor's degree in politics. In April 1988 he was appointed an official at the Japanese Ministry of Justice. In March 2000 he became first secretary of the Political Division of the Embassy of Japan in the Kingdom of Thailand.

Featured Work

FEB 3, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Commentary: Immigration Administration Control in Japan

Japanese immigration policy seeks to balance the needs of migrants and refugees with the harmonious functioning of Japanese industry, society, and employment.

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JAN 22, 2010 Article

Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016): Briefings: The Right to Move

A collection of essays from our joint Sophia University-Carnegie Council conference exploring the ethics of an international right to migration.