Short paper

The Practice of Naturalization in Switzerland: A Statistical Overview

Philippe Wanner  By the same author

      Étienne Piguet  By the same author

Resume

Based as it is on a unique three-tiered decision system (communal, canton, and federal), naturalization in Switzerland is at the heart of a political debate framed by recurring discussions about migration policy1 and about policy aiming at the integration of foreigners. The limits of the federalist system regulating naturalization have recently (…)