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Voters in Switzerland overwhelmingly reject bid to restrict EU immigration

Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected on Sunday a right-wing party’s attempt to scrap a pact allowing the free movement of people from the European Union, opting for stability amid the economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Swiss voters on Sunday rejected a bid to slash immigration from the EU, leaving free movement in the heart of Europe intact, and embraced offering paid paternity leave for the first time.

  • SBS News

Final results showed that 61.7 per cent of Swiss voters had balked at …

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