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Switzerland provides full or nearly full protection across most categories, with the exception of rights related to Civil and Political Life, Education, Equal Protection, and Health, among others. With Equal Protection rights, national law mandates differential treatment of people of different migration statuses when dealing with matters as diverse as family reunification or access to integration measures. In many categories, there are also important differences between EU/EFTA nationals and third-country...
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The Migrant Rights Initiative conducts cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research on the human rights of migrants and then fosters opportunities for innovative action that reshapes the way governments treat people who cross international borders. Our Migrant Rights Database (MRD) evaluates how countries protect and implement 17 categories of rights according to 65 standardized indicators, based on the Initiative’s International Migrants Bill of Rights (IMBR).about the initiativecontact us