Since 2008, applies for rejected asylum seekers a social assistance. Who will not leave the country, nevertheless, entitled to a substantive emergency assistance for a minimal subsistence. 63.5 million Swiss francs, the Federal government has paid out in the year 2017 to the cantons.

Around 8500 persons related emergency services in the Form of shelter, food, clothing and basic medical care. About a third of them came from five countries-Eritrea, Ethiopia, Algeria, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

development aid cut

The relief SVP national councillor Mike Egger (26, SG) costs are a thorn in the eye. “Switzerland is responsible for the maintenance costs of rejected asylum seekers, although they would have to leave the country. This is not true,” complained he. “Many of these persons remain in Switzerland, because their countries of origin to cooperate little or not at all with Switzerland, to you.”

he does not want to simply accept. He submits, therefore, in the current special session of the national Council of a Motion, with which the emergency costs will be passed to the countries of origin of the recipients. That the countries concerned will not open just like the state box, he is aware of.

Egger sees nevertheless, Compensation: “The appropriate sum may be, for example, in the case of the development aid funds or any other loans, stale.” If need be, the Budget, let to help organizations reduce, in the countries concerned. “We should, however, to make the sum of the affected States directly.”

such As Trump’s in-the-wall?

Eggers proposal is somewhat reminiscent of U.S. President Donald Trump (72): announced that it plans to build on the border with Mexico, a Mason and the cost of Mexico.

SVP-man Egger so the Trump? “No, certainly not,” defends against it. “But it can’t be that a country is cooperating and we have to pay the Piper.”

not as a result of the proposal in Parliament, remains Egger after all, one consolation: With the new law on Asylum and the accelerated asylum procedure, the emergency System changes. The bottom line is the Federal government expects a reduction in costs.