Switzerland Works With EU to Contain Refugee Crisis

A protester at a rally in support of migrants, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 15, 2015 (photo by Flickr user degust licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license).
A protester at a rally in support of migrants, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept. 15, 2015 (photo by Flickr user degust licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license).
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Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on the European refugee crisis and European Union member states’ approaches to addressing it. The Swiss government announced last week that there is not sufficient reason to implement border checks to prevent attacks by Islamic extremists, following the Paris attacks. In an email interview, Céline Bauloz, a senior fellow at the Graduate Institute, Geneva’s Global Migration Centre, discussed Switzerland’s refugee policy and response to the ongoing refugee crisis. WPR: How big an impact has recent immigration had on Switzerland, and how has the country been affected by the current […]

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