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Legal and Policy Situation of Immigrants: Switzerland

SOM Working Paper No. 2012-05

15 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2012  

Didier Ruedin

University of Neuchâtel; University of the Witwatersrand

Date Written: March 21, 2012

Abstract

This working paper describes the legal and policy situation of immigrants in Switzerland 1995 to 2010. It makes use of the MIPEX indicators, and expands these backward in time to explore developments over time. The following policy areas are covered: labour market mobility, family reunion, education, political participation, long-term residence, access to nationality, and anti-discrimination legislation.

Keywords: MIPEX, Switzerland, immigration

Suggested Citation

Ruedin, Didier, Legal and Policy Situation of Immigrants: Switzerland (March 21, 2012). SOM Working Paper No. 2012-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2026880 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2026880

Didier Ruedin (Contact Author)

University of Neuchâtel ( email )

Faubourg de l'Hôpital 106
Neuchatel, CH-2000
Switzerland

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University of the Witwatersrand ( email )

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Johannesburg, Gauteng 2000
South Africa

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