EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between permanent residence and Swiss citizenship?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What’s the difference between permanent residence and Swiss citizenship?

The ‘Settled Foreign Nationals’ C-permit grants sweeping rights to its holders. But is it as good as a Swiss passport?

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?
Switzerland

Where in Switzerland do all the international residents live?

EXPLAINED: What are your chances of getting a job in Switzerland from abroad?
Switzerland

EXPLAINED: What are your chances of getting a job in Switzerland from abroad?

Swiss police under fire for ‘arbitrarily’ targeting foreigners in canton of Aargau
Switzerland

Swiss police under fire for ‘arbitrarily’ targeting foreigners in canton of Aargau

Six interesting facts we’ve learned from Spain’s latest foreign population stats
Spain

Six interesting facts we’ve learned from Spain’s latest foreign population stats

What do Switzerland’s foreigners miss most during the pandemic?

What do Switzerland’s foreigners miss most during the pandemic?

‘Falling through the cracks’: How foreigners are getting vaccinated in Switzerland
Switzerland

‘Falling through the cracks’: How foreigners are getting vaccinated in Switzerland

In numbers: What we know about Switzerland’s foreign residents
Switzerland

In numbers: What we know about Switzerland’s foreign residents

How do the Swiss really feel about foreigners?
Switzerland

How do the Swiss really feel about foreigners?

Where do Switzerland’s foreigners all live?
Switzerland

Where do Switzerland’s foreigners all live?

Will foreigners in Switzerland finally earn the right to vote in federal elections?
Switzerland

Will foreigners in Switzerland finally earn the right to vote in federal elections?

Jobs in Switzerland: Foreigners ‘less likely to be hired than Swiss nationals’
Switzerland

Jobs in Switzerland: Foreigners ‘less likely to be hired than Swiss nationals’

‘Golden visas’: How multi-millionaires are ‘buying’ Swiss residency permits
Switzerland

‘Golden visas’: How multi-millionaires are ‘buying’ Swiss residency permits

EU immigration: Switzerland’s foreign workers in numbers
Switzerland

EU immigration: Switzerland’s foreign workers in numbers

Over a third of Switzerland’s population has migration background
Switzerland

Over a third of Switzerland’s population has migration background

Meet the group building bridges between Danes and foreign residents
Denmark

Meet the group building bridges between Danes and foreign residents

‘We didn’t overreact’: How foreigners in Norway rate its coronavirus response
Norway

‘We didn’t overreact’: How foreigners in Norway rate its coronavirus response

This is how coronavirus has changed life for foreigners in Denmark
Denmark

This is how coronavirus has changed life for foreigners in Denmark

Switzerland relaxes work and residency restrictions: What does this mean for foreigners?
Switzerland

Switzerland relaxes work and residency restrictions: What does this mean for foreigners?

Swiss school causes stir after boasting about low number of foreign students
Switzerland

Swiss school causes stir after boasting about low number of foreign students

Switzerland: Zurich police to be forced to name nationality and ‘background’ of offenders
Switzerland

Switzerland: Zurich police to be forced to name nationality and ‘background’ of offenders

‘I pay taxes but have no say in Swiss life’: Your views on whether Switzerland should allow all foreigners to vote
Switzerland

‘I pay taxes but have no say in Swiss life’: Your views on whether Switzerland should allow all foreigners to vote

6.2 million in Germany ‘cannot read or write German properly’
Germany

6.2 million in Germany ‘cannot read or write German properly’

Plans for all foreigners in Switzerland to get credit-card style photo IDs
Switzerland

Plans for all foreigners in Switzerland to get credit-card style photo IDs

Young Swiss increasingly positive about foreigners: report
Switzerland

Young Swiss increasingly positive about foreigners: report

What a new study reveals about Switzerland’s foreign population
Switzerland

What a new study reveals about Switzerland’s foreign population

Growth in Germany’s foreign population driven by eastern Europeans
Germany

Growth in Germany’s foreign population driven by eastern Europeans

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients
Germany

Food charity in Essen reverses decision to ban new migrant clients

Who are Germany’s foreign population and where do they live?
Germany

Who are Germany’s foreign population and where do they live?

‘Nazi’ sprayed on food charity which refused to take new migrant clients
Germany

‘Nazi’ sprayed on food charity which refused to take new migrant clients

Food bank in Essen bars new migrant clients ‘to ensure reasonable integration’
Germany

Food bank in Essen bars new migrant clients ‘to ensure reasonable integration’

Racism in Switzerland: ‘People of colour are automatically perceived as foreigners’
Switzerland

Racism in Switzerland: ‘People of colour are automatically perceived as foreigners’

Government to allow more foreign workers into Switzerland in 2018
Switzerland

Government to allow more foreign workers into Switzerland in 2018

Austria files lawsuit against Germany over autobahn ‘foreigner tolls’

Austria files lawsuit against Germany over autobahn ‘foreigner tolls’

What eight years of right-wing rule will mean for foreigners in Norway
Norway

What eight years of right-wing rule will mean for foreigners in Norway

Spanish man among Mexico earthquake victims
Spain

Spanish man among Mexico earthquake victims

Foreigners cast symbolic ballots in new initiative to give voting rights to all
Germany

Foreigners cast symbolic ballots in new initiative to give voting rights to all

German job centres discriminate against people with foreign-sounding names: study
Germany

German job centres discriminate against people with foreign-sounding names: study

There are now 2.1 million foreigners in Switzerland
Switzerland

There are now 2.1 million foreigners in Switzerland

Three Swiss cantons demand more work permits for non-EU foreigners
Switzerland

Three Swiss cantons demand more work permits for non-EU foreigners

Survey: immigrants in Switzerland are happy to be here
Switzerland

Survey: immigrants in Switzerland are happy to be here

International marriages dominate in Switzerland
Switzerland

International marriages dominate in Switzerland

Should foreign visitors pay extra to use Swiss motorways?
Switzerland

Should foreign visitors pay extra to use Swiss motorways?

Spaniard born and raised in Switzerland faces deportation

Spaniard born and raised in Switzerland faces deportation

Where in Switzerland do foreigners choose to live?
Switzerland

Where in Switzerland do foreigners choose to live?

‘I pay taxes in Austria’: Anger as foreigners barred from Vienna council vote
Austria

‘I pay taxes in Austria’: Anger as foreigners barred from Vienna council vote

Bern tells foreigners ‘integrate or lose permit’
Switzerland

Bern tells foreigners ‘integrate or lose permit’

Barometer: Swiss worried about foreigners, pensions and jobs
Switzerland

Barometer: Swiss worried about foreigners, pensions and jobs

Trump and Switzerland: not so far apart?
Switzerland

Trump and Switzerland: not so far apart?

Immigration to Switzerland falls as emigration rises
Switzerland

Immigration to Switzerland falls as emigration rises

After The Local, here’s why I’m staying in Italy
Italy

After The Local, here’s why I’m staying in Italy

Foreigners in Switzerland surpass 2 million mark
Switzerland

Foreigners in Switzerland surpass 2 million mark

Neuchâtel looks to boost rights for foreigners
Switzerland

Neuchâtel looks to boost rights for foreigners

Berlin’s education system is worst in Germany: study
Germany

Berlin’s education system is worst in Germany: study

Italy, Germany evacuating nationals from South Sudan
Italy

Italy, Germany evacuating nationals from South Sudan

What do the Swiss actually think of foreigners?
Switzerland

What do the Swiss actually think of foreigners?

Foreigners ‘finance Austria’s pension system’
Austria

Foreigners ‘finance Austria’s pension system’

Foreigners ‘scared’ to leave abusive partners: report
Switzerland

Foreigners ‘scared’ to leave abusive partners: report

Expulsion of foreign criminals plan loses support: new poll
Switzerland

Expulsion of foreign criminals plan loses support: new poll

Politician uses ‘swastika’ to slam foreign criminals plan
Switzerland

Politician uses ‘swastika’ to slam foreign criminals plan

Rate of net immigration to Switzerland slows
Switzerland

Rate of net immigration to Switzerland slows

France ditches pledge to give foreigners vote
France

France ditches pledge to give foreigners vote

Italy’s ‘ape jibe’ politician hails citizenship bill
Italy

Italy’s ‘ape jibe’ politician hails citizenship bill

How foreigners can blend in with the French
France

How foreigners can blend in with the French

Foreigners abandon Spain over lack of jobs
Spain

Foreigners abandon Spain over lack of jobs

Swiss-born man sent to country he doesn’t know
Switzerland

Swiss-born man sent to country he doesn’t know

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Norway

Norway deports most foreign criminals ever

Immigrants swell to third of Swiss population
Switzerland

Immigrants swell to third of Swiss population

Abortion rate higher among foreigners in Italy
Italy

Abortion rate higher among foreigners in Italy

Why foreigners in Italy are happier than Italians
Italy

Why foreigners in Italy are happier than Italians

Foreigners in Italy are happier than Italians
Italy

Foreigners in Italy are happier than Italians

Italy spies on foreigners over terrorism fears
Italy

Italy spies on foreigners over terrorism fears

Italy issues most permits in EU for family reasons
Italy

Italy issues most permits in EU for family reasons

Mother laments number of ‘foreigners’ at school
Italy

Mother laments number of ‘foreigners’ at school

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Germany

‘Shariah Police are testing our rule of law’

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Italy

Daring foreigners taking over Italy trade

Muslim shooting king can keep title
Germany

Muslim shooting king can keep title

Over 100,000 foreigners get German citizenship
Germany

Over 100,000 foreigners get German citizenship

Muslim shooting king could be stripped of title
Germany

Muslim shooting king could be stripped of title

Germany’s biggest tabloid attacks Islam
Germany

Germany’s biggest tabloid attacks Islam

Germany is Europe’s top place to invest
Germany

Germany is Europe’s top place to invest

Foreigners set up 40pc of new German firms
Germany

Foreigners set up 40pc of new German firms

‘Why foreigners must get the vote in Germany’
Germany

‘Why foreigners must get the vote in Germany’

Norway prepares for party of two centuries
Norway

Norway prepares for party of two centuries

Expat stories: How I made my closest Danish friend
Denmark

Expat stories: How I made my closest Danish friend

Five laws foreigners in Denmark are bound to break
Denmark

Five laws foreigners in Denmark are bound to break

Bid to give foreigners the vote fails
Germany

Bid to give foreigners the vote fails

Foreigners beat Italians in new businesses
Italy

Foreigners beat Italians in new businesses

Professor quits over Swiss ‘xenophobia’
Germany

Professor quits over Swiss ‘xenophobia’

Foreign births on the rise in Italy: report
Italy

Foreign births on the rise in Italy: report

More Italians are marrying foreigners
Italy

More Italians are marrying foreigners

More foreigners claiming Italian benefits
Italy

More foreigners claiming Italian benefits

Voters narrowly back immigration quotas: poll
Switzerland

Voters narrowly back immigration quotas: poll

Swiss government opposes immigration cap
Switzerland

Swiss government opposes immigration cap

Vote set for bid ‘against mass immigration’
Switzerland

Vote set for bid ‘against mass immigration’

Foreigners in Italy hit by tax changes
Italy

Foreigners in Italy hit by tax changes

Mosques open doors to non-Muslims
Germany

Mosques open doors to non-Muslims

French ‘organ dealer’ lynched in Madagascar
France

French ‘organ dealer’ lynched in Madagascar

Study: foreigners rarely high earners
Germany

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

‘Diversity in Germany has become reality’
Germany

‘Diversity in Germany has become reality’

Army set to open ranks to foreigners
Germany

Army set to open ranks to foreigners

Jobs unfilled as Germans fail to qualify yet foreigners unwelcome
Germany

Jobs unfilled as Germans fail to qualify yet foreigners unwelcome

Foreigners ‘blocked’ from college courses
Sweden

Foreigners ‘blocked’ from college courses

‘Free tuition for students who stay in Sweden’
Sweden

‘Free tuition for students who stay in Sweden’

Foreign-born denied benefits more frequently
Sweden

Foreign-born denied benefits more frequently

‘To hell with traditional Swedish behaviour’
Sweden

‘To hell with traditional Swedish behaviour’

More foreign workers in Sweden’s public sector
Sweden

More foreign workers in Sweden’s public sector

GALLERY: What the French really think of you
France

GALLERY: What the French really think of you

More foreign doctors fill gaps in French care
France

More foreign doctors fill gaps in French care

Basel mulls language quotas in schools
Switzerland

Basel mulls language quotas in schools

Ten myths about France and the French
France

Ten myths about France and the French

Swiss knew of Shoah in 1942, documents show
Switzerland

Swiss knew of Shoah in 1942, documents show

‘Too many foreigners in France’, French say
France

‘Too many foreigners in France’, French say

Economist calls for higher taxes on expats
Switzerland

Economist calls for higher taxes on expats

Top businessman urges immigrant quotas
Switzerland

Top businessman urges immigrant quotas

Initiative seeks end to wealthy expat privileges
Switzerland

Initiative seeks end to wealthy expat privileges

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Switzerland

Fresh bid to ban Swiss deal for rich foreigners

Switzerland wants more tax from rich foreigners
Switzerland

Switzerland wants more tax from rich foreigners

Swiss conservatives split by immigration campaign
Switzerland

Swiss conservatives split by immigration campaign

Foreigners could get right to vote in Vaud
Switzerland

Foreigners could get right to vote in Vaud

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Switzerland

‘No’: Foreigners denied right to vote in Vaud

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Switzerland

Swiss cantons deporting foreigners on welfare

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Switzerland

Lucerne denies foreigners right to vote

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Switzerland

Foreign millionaires fled Zurich after tax change

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?
Germany

In maps: Where do foreigners live in Germany?

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’
Germany

‘Germany’s foreign population – it’s time to make your voice heard!’

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration
Germany

German population has grown by two million since 2015 due to immigration

More than a third of adults in Switzerland have immigrant roots
Switzerland

More than a third of adults in Switzerland have immigrant roots

Swedish municipalities allow customers to opt out of ‘foreign staff’ as home care
Sweden

Swedish municipalities allow customers to opt out of ‘foreign staff’ as home care

How France is failing to protect foreigners’ rights
France

How France is failing to protect foreigners’ rights

Amnesty criticizes Swiss treatment of foreigners
Switzerland

Amnesty criticizes Swiss treatment of foreigners

Foreigners in France: ‘Shaken but not moving’
France

Foreigners in France: ‘Shaken but not moving’

Immigrant kids may soon be ‘de facto’ Italians
Italy

Immigrant kids may soon be ‘de facto’ Italians

Immigrants contribute over €6bn in Italian taxes
Italy

Immigrants contribute over €6bn in Italian taxes

Migrants shun Italy as crisis dampens its allure
Italy

Migrants shun Italy as crisis dampens its allure

Foreigners less likely to get jobs than Germans
Germany

Foreigners less likely to get jobs than Germans

Foreigners eclipse Italians in finding jobs
Italy

Foreigners eclipse Italians in finding jobs

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters
Germany

Germany plans to ban EU benefit fraudsters

Foreigners in Germany reach record levels
Germany

Foreigners in Germany reach record levels

FEATURE: How to get a job in Norway
Norway

FEATURE: How to get a job in Norway

‘Foreigners give more to Sweden than they get’
Sweden

‘Foreigners give more to Sweden than they get’

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice
Germany

Merkel: business must fight immigrant prejudice

French PM slammed over votes for foreigners
France

French PM slammed over votes for foreigners

Foreigners set up a third of all new firms
Germany

Foreigners set up a third of all new firms

Fifth of Swedish population foreign
Sweden

Fifth of Swedish population foreign

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Sweden

Swedish population “well below nine million”