The result of Switzerland’s referendum in which voters decided to impose new curbs on immigration appears to have shocked many leaders in Europe. 

The majority of Swiss voters called on their government to forge a new legislative framework as regards the arrival of new immigrants from European Union member states. 

Switzerland is not a member of the EU. It is only a signatory of the Schengen Agreement and as such keeps its borders open to job seekers who are citizens and resident...


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