Asylum Legislation Review 2003-06 

New migrants rights watch in Switzerland

On 8 February 2007 the «association for a Swiss monitoring centre on asylum and foreigners' laws» was created in Bern. Its aim is to...

Imprisonment of foreign youths violates the Convention on Children’s Rights

An alarming number of 15- to 17-year-old illegal immigrants and rejected asylum seekers land in prison while waiting for deportation, the Management...

Human rights defenders opposed the revised Swiss asylum and foreigners’ laws and will now observe its application

Swiss voters had the final say on the September 24, 2006 national vote and accepted on the tough new asylum and foreigners’ laws. Approved by...

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