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Swiss clamp down on asylum seekers holidaying in home nation

Bern will reintroduce restrictions on asylum seekers returning to their home country during their application, after reports the system had been abused, Swiss radio DRS reported on Friday.

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‘Hate speech’: SVP cries censorship after YouTube blocks anti-refugee campaign video

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MPs call on Switzerland to accept asylum seekers rescued in Med

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Here’s why Switzerland is temporarily closing two asylum centres

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Switzerland’s asylum seeker numbers drop to 11-year low

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Asylum requests at lowest level for seven years

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Asylum seeker wins European court appeal against deportation from Switzerland

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Court: Swiss treatment of Afghan immigrant family went against human rights

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Report: asylum seekers in Switzerland are too restricted

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Amnesty slams Switzerland’s ‘illegal’ treatment of migrants at Italian border

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Provision for teenage asylum seekers to be stepped up

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Switzerland toughens up rules for Eritrean asylum seekers

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Deal agreed with Sri Lanka over repatriations

Future asylum centre damaged in deliberate act

Future asylum centre damaged in deliberate act

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Switzerland opens doors to refugees from Greece

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‘Disappearing’ migrants on the rise in Switzerland

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Refugee stabbed and killed at asylum centre

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Asylum centre plans shelved after Swiss village protests

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Young migrant injured after jumping from window

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Swiss village tells landlords: don’t rent homes to refugees

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Swiss army helicopter used in search for illegal immigrants

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Public ‘snub’ Swiss People’s Party over asylum

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Swiss army ready to act in worst case migrant scenario

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Switzerland sees first quarter drop in asylum requests

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SVP renounces shock poster tactics for June public vote

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Policeman exploits asylum seeker in sex-for-favours case

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Swiss photographers help expelled refugee

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Amnesty criticizes Swiss treatment of foreigners

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Swiss right calls for army to reinforce borders

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Swiss refugee total to ‘clearly’ exceed forecast

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‘Refugees welcome’ say Sion demonstrators

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Day-long phone-in aims to help stricken refugees

Syrian refugees bypass Switzerland for EU states

Syrian refugees bypass Switzerland for EU states

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Expats in Switzerland mobilize for refugees

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Swiss target airlines in asylum crackdown

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Lucerne complains about influx of Eritreans

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Aargau sparks debate with tents for refugees

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Switzerland sees big jump in asylum seekers

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Sommaruga elected as next Swiss president

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Swiss minister calls for new asylum rules

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Tougher asylum law backed by large majority

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Switzerland sees big rise in asylum requests

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Asylum requests decline in June

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Swiss village in uproar over asylum centre

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SVP slams asylum seeker ‘explosion’

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Asylum requests surge in Switzerland

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Grounds for asylum under attack

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Tough asylum laws ‘contrary to tradition’

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Swiss included in EU asylum deal despite vote