Switzerland Rejects Citizenship Bids of Residents Who Have Been on Welfare
Author Message
Heimdallr
Offline
Member



Norge

Posts: 256
Joined: Dec 2012
Reputation: 54
Post: #1
Switzerland Rejects Citizenship Bids of Residents Who Have Been on Welfare
Quote:A new civil rights act has come into force in Switzerland that prevents residents who have been on welfare in the past three years from becoming citizens unless they pay back the money they received to the state.

The new regulations will make it impossible for asylum seekers and migrants who have lived off state handouts in the last three years to become citizens even if they have lived in Switzerland as permanent residents for the required time to make a citizenship application, Kronen Zeitung reports.

The previous law allowed migrants to apply for citizenship as long as they were not on state benefits at the time of their application.

Along with the welfare stipulation, the new act requires migrants to demonstrate a greater level of integration than before including making them prove they have a certain number of Swiss friends and acquaintances... More ... (Breitbart - 10 Jan 2018)

2018 Jan 10 21:54
Like PostLIKE REPLY
The following 2 users Like Heimdallr's post:
Aptrgangr (12-01-2018), W. R. (10-01-2018)


Messages In This Thread
Switzerland Rejects Citizenship Bids of Residents Who Have Been on Welfare - Heimdallr - 2018 Jan 10 21:54

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)