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Asylum seeker numbers in Switzerland continue to grow

Published on 12/12/2011

GenevaLunch.com BERN, SWITZERLAND - The number of asylum seekers in Switzerland grew strongly, 19.8 percent, in November, with 2,142 requests, following a similar increase in October, according to the Federal Migration Office. The largest numbers were from Tunisians +163 percent, Eritreans +16.1 percent and Serbs. The latter group was mainly from the Roma population and most [...]