Justice chief explains why foreigners should speak national language

Interview, FDJP, 19.03.2012. World Radio Switzerland, Andrew Craven

Moving from one country to another can be stressful. But at least if it’s Switzerland you’re coming to and languages aren’t your thing, it’s comforting to know just how many here speak English remarkably well. However, Simonetta Sommaruga, the Federal Councillor responsible for immigration issues has been calling for all foreigners moving into Switzerland to learn a national language. Reporter Andrew Craven talks to her at the Federal Office of Justice.