Information for refugees from Ukraine – Інформація для біженців з України – Информация для беженцев из Украины.
Female asylum seekers from Afghanistan can now be considered victims of both discriminatory legislation and religiously motivated persecution, and refugee status must be granted to them.
In August 2023, 3001 asylum applications were registered in Switzerland, 832 more than in the previous month (+38.4%). Compared to August 2022, the number of asylum applications increased by 955. The most important countries of origin were Turkey and Afghanistan.
Protection Status S, which was activated for the first time after Russia's attack on Ukraine, has proved its worth overall. An evaluation group concludes that a collective solution was indispensable to relieve the Swiss asylum system.