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Introduction: Associative activism Controlling foreigners : Japan's foreign worker policy Long-distance nationalism : political activities of immigrant ethnic associations Democracy of illegals : organizing support for illegal foreigners Local partners : local governments and immigrant rights NGOs Foreigners in the public sphere : contesting prevalent social meanings Conclusion: Foreigners and democracy.