A Swiss village has banned refugees, and decided to pay a £200,000 fine instead
A Swiss village, one of the wealthiest in Europe, has refused to take in its government imposed quota of asylum seekers, voting to pay a fine of £200,000 instead. The residents of Switzerland’s alpine resort Oberwil-Lieli, where there are 300 millionaires among a population of 2,200, voted “no” in a referendum over whether to accept just 10 refugees.
Inside the rich European village where migrants are BANNED
5.27.16 -Newcomers: Amnesty International says in March there were 1,748 asylum applications to Switzerland, with most from war torn Eritrea. In April 2016 there were 1,748 applications for asylum compared to 1,376 for the same month the previous year