Division VI

Division VI handles matters in law concerning foreigners and citizenship.

For instance, this includes entry, preventing entry, residence, temporary admission and identity documents. Division VI also deals with cases in the following areas: recognition of statelessness, social assistance for Swiss citizens residing abroad, and parts of asylum law (e.g. managing reception centres, assigning asylum seekers to specific cantons, asylum costs).

Further information

https://www.bvger.ch/content/bvger/en/home/about-fac/organisation/divisions/division-vi.html