SEM RSS https://www.sem.admin.ch State Secretariat for Migration en-ch Switzerland and Ukraine strengthen bilateral relations https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2017/2017-06-07.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:28:00 GMT Federal Council adopts dispatch on European Border and Coast Guard https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2017/ref_2017-05-17.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 17 May 2017 09:43:00 GMT Migration Report 2016 https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2017/2017-05-110.html State Secretariat for Migration Thu, 11 May 2017 15:00:00 GMT Switzerland ratifies Croatia protocol https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2016/ref_2016-12-16.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 16 Dec 2016 11:00:00 GMT Switzerland and Azerbaijan strengthen their relations with two new agreements https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2016/2016-10-100.html State Secretariat for Migration Mon, 10 Oct 2016 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USA to simplify entry requirements for Swiss frequent travellers https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2015/2015-12-16.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:00:00 GMT Controlling immigration: Federal Council decides on safeguard clause https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2015/ref_2015-12-042.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 04 Dec 2015 13:00:00 GMT President Sommaruga to pay official working visit to Ethiopia https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2015/ref_2015-10-23.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:57:00 GMT Controlling immigration: Federal Council approves draft legislation and negotiating mandate https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2015/ref_2015-02-110.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 11 Feb 2015 14:09:00 GMT Migration Report 2013 published https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/2014-07-31.html State Secretariat for Migration Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT Switzerland and IGAD sign framework agreement on partnership and cooperation https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/2014-07-04.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:43:00 GMT Federal Council presents concept for implementing the new article on immigration https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/ref_2014-06-202.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:00:00 GMT Arrest of two asylum seekers in Sri Lanka: results of review process now available https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/2014-05-26.html State Secretariat for Migration Mon, 26 May 2014 08:30:00 GMT Switzerland-Nigeria: a migration partnership that has evolved in three years https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/2014-04-01.html State Secretariat for Migration Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:00:00 GMT New system for immigration: Federal Council discusses next steps https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/ref_2014-03-262.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT Federal Councillor Sommaruga informs EU about new constitutional provisions on immigration https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/ref_2014-03-03.html State Secretariat for Migration Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:45:00 GMT New system for immigration: Federal Council sets out steps towards implementation https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/ref_2014-02-120.html State Secretariat for Migration Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:48:00 GMT Change in immigration system: Yes to popular initiative aimed at stopping mass immigration https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2014/ref_2014-02-09.html State Secretariat for Migration Sun, 09 Feb 2014 16:30:00 GMT Temporary visa facilitation for Syrian nationals lifted https://www.sem.admin.ch/sem/en/home/aktuell/news/2013/ref_2013-11-297.html State Secretariat for Migration Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:55:00 GMT Federal Council recommends rejection of the "Stop mass immigration" 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