Switzerland 2012 Biasca. Political asylums living in a bunker.

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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Biasca. Al Vallone is a bunker belonging to the Civil Protection (Centro Sanitario Protette. Protezione Civile 3 Valli).  It is used as a dependency (Notschlafstelle) of the main asylum registration centre of Chiasso. The bunker hosts mostly families and minors, and it is a centre for immigrants under the authority of the Federal Office for Migration. Inside the centre, the placce is controlled by security guards working for Securitas, a private company, under contract and paid by the swiss Federal Office for Migration. Lunch time. The men and the women are economic migrants who have asked for political asylums in Switzerland. They are now waiting for the answers from the swiss government. 27.12.12 © 2012 Didier Ruef