As Taiwan just gave a 3-month amnesty to foreigners overstaying their visas, Natalie Tso speaks with National Taiwan University Sociologist Lan Pei-chia about the rights of migrant workers and new immigrants. They discuss the brokerage system and how Taiwan society is changing its attitude towards new immigrants and their children.
Controversy over a possible crackdown on undocumented migrant workers began after one was discovered to have COVID-19. Natalie Tso speaks with NTU sociologist Lan Pei-chia, one of the activists who petitioned the government to give undocumented migrant workers amnesty during this pandemic. The government heeded their call and is giving foreigners who have overstayed their visas an amnesty from April to June.
Tune into Taiwan Today as Natalie Tso speaks with pyschologist Michael Mullahy about the difference between anxiety, worry and fear. Mullahy is a counselor at the Community Services Center and shares about how to deal with anxiety.