Switzerland: Federal Administrative Court suspends Dublin returns to Hungary

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

On 23 February 2016, the Federal Administrative Court of Switzerland decided to suspend the transfer of asylum seekers to Hungary under the Dublin regulation, until the State Secretariat for Migration has clarified the situation for asylum seekers in Hungary.

The ELENA Weekly Legal Update would like to thank Adriana Romer, ELENA coordinator for Switzerland, for verifying this information.

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Dublin Transfer
Effective access to procedures
Effective remedy (right to)
Inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Right to remain pending a decision (Suspensive effect)