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Fewer Eritreans Asylum applications drop by a third in Switzerland

A total of 18,088 migrants filed for asylum in Switzerland in 2017, a decline of 33.5%. It is the lowest number of applications since 2010.  ...

becoming swiss Eased citizenship for third-generation immigrants to begin mid-February

From February 15, young people in Switzerland who fulfil certain conditions will be eligible to apply for citizenship via a simplified procedure.

back to work Jobless in Switzerland need more education, say social groups

Two leading Swiss organisations for social action and further education have called for big investment in training opportunities for the unemployed.

Downward trend Improving EU economy sparks plunge in Swiss immigration

The number of European Union workers arriving in Switzerland halved last year from a 2013 peak, falling to 30,799 in 2017.