Monday

2nd May 2016

Ticker

Swiss referendum to curb EU citizens access

Switzerland will decide in a referendum on Sunday 9 February whether to back a popular initiative "against mass immigration" pushed by the Swiss People's Party (SVP). As a member of the European Economic Area, Switzerland currently allows EU citizens to come for three months while they look for work.

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