British IS fighter controversy triggers Swiss citizenship debate

British IS fighter controversy triggers Swiss citizenship debate

Feb. 22, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
The British case of the teenager who travelled to Syria and now wants to return to the UK has triggered a debate amon...
Dominatrix denied citizenship

Dominatrix denied citizenship

Sept. 12, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
A 48-year-old woman in Zurich has been denied citizenship because she works as a dominatrix and is married to a previ...
Federal Court overrules refusal of Swiss citizenship to Iranian refugee

Federal Court overrules refusal of Swiss citizenship to Iranian refugee

Aug. 7, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
A taxi driver, who came to Switzerland as a refugee nearly 30 years ago, is to be granted Swiss citizenship after a r...
Mayor defends decision to reject citizenship after raclette question

Mayor defends decision to reject citizenship after raclette question

June 5, 2018, 6:30 a.m.
The Mayor of Freienbach in canton Schwyz is defending the town’s decision to turn down a British national&rsquo...
British man denied Swiss citizenship for raclette ignorance.

British man denied Swiss citizenship for raclette ignorance.

June 4, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
A 43 year old British man has been denied a Swiss passport as he didn’t know where raclette comes from and...
New laws for 2018

New laws for 2018

Jan. 3, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
It’s now 2018 – and several new laws and regulations have come into effect.
Citizenship laws to change at the end of the year

Citizenship laws to change at the end of the year

May 30, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
If you have a Swiss grandmother or even great grandmother – you have six months to claim Swiss citizenship. At ...
Swiss citizenship may soon be easier to achieve

Swiss citizenship may soon be easier to achieve

Sept. 28, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
It soon could be easier for third-generation immigrants to acquire a Swiss passport. The decision by the Senate afte...
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