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Before the Vote: What the Candidates are Proposing on the Subject of Immigration

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Right of asylum, immigration quotas, border controls.. a deep fracture has emerged between the candidates.

It’s a record in French history: France has recorded 85, 700 requests for asylum in 2016. 983 more words


Switzerland: Illegal immigrants to benefit from amnesty


FEB 22, 2017 

The programme, dubbed Operation Papyrus, lists the conditions potential beneficiaries have to meet


Geneva has launched a programme to grant resident permits to illegal immigrants in Switzerland and combat unlawful work practices. 185 more words

The Muslim Times

Linnoitus ja vastarinta

Vastarinta Euroopan sulkemista vastaan alkoi jo silloin kuin ei vielä ollut mitään EU:ta, vain heikko EEC muutaman maan raskaan teollisuuden yhteistyöelimenä. Ranskan paperittomat, “Sans Papiers” on ollut Euroopan-laajuisen laittomien siirtolaisten liikkeen selkeä edelläkävijä. 851 more words


Undocumented or illegal immigrants?

It is early June and I am sitting on a train on my way back to Switzerland working on my dissertation. I am currently writing a chapter explaining why different regions of the same state provide a different right to health care for undocumented migrants.  459 more words


Switzerland: Rejected asylum seekers who go into hiding


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APR 4, 2016 – 15:45

Sometimes asylum seekers go underground, as they have no hope of getting official refugee status.

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The Muslim Times

New Report on Sans-Papiers in Switzerland

Just a few days ago, a new report on sans-papiers in Switzerland to which I contributed was published. You can read typical news coverage here… 182 more words

Didier Ruedin