Tag Archives: Switzerland

Swiss-Italian Becomes Flashpoint

“Swiss-Italian becomes flashpoint in Europe’s migrant crises,” by Brenna Hughes Neghaiwi for Reuters: Nine months pregnant and desperate to cross from Italy into Switzerland after fleeing Ethiopia, a young woman along with her husband are among hundreds stranded by a … Continue reading

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Switzerland’s Immigrant Barriers

“As Europe Reels, Switzerland Builds New Barriers Against Immigrants,” by Helena Bachmann for Time Magazine: Nestled in the heart of Europe, but with a mind-set that sets it apart from its neighbors, Switzerland has avoided much of the turbulence that … Continue reading

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Switzerland Discusses Readmission Accord with Tunisia

From Swissinfo.ch: Switzerland will seek improved cooperation with Tunisia on migration issues after the two countries foreign ministers met on Thursday at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos… Abdelssalem pointed out during the talks though that Tunisia was facing … Continue reading

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Resistance to Asylum in Switzerland

“Resistance Rises to Asylum Seekers” by Ray Smith, for Inter Press Service: Switzerland saw a 45 percent increase in asylum requests compared in 2011 to the year before. The country struggles to accommodate the new asylum seekers while efforts to … Continue reading

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