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Popular initiative "Stop mass immigration"

On 9 February 2014 Swiss citizens will be asked to decide on the popular initiative "Stop mass immigration".

What is it all about?

The initiative calls for a change in immigration policy. It aims to limit immigration and demands that the state set quotas for permits issued to foreigners and asylum seekers.

The question you have to answer

Do you accept the popular initiative "Stop mass immigration"?

Recommendation

The National Council rejected the initiative by 140 votes to 54, with 1 abstention; the Council of States by 37 votes to 5 with no abstentions.