Asylum ... Print comment Reception centre, BaselInitial contact in Switzerland: a security check at the centre (pictures: Dominic Büttner, pixsil) Ruswil, near LucerneAsylum seekers wait in front of an office hoping to find a sympathetic ear for their problems. Reception centre, BaselStill life with Swiss army rug and a copy of the Koran. Allschwil, outside BaselTwo youths from Belarus meet Muhammad Ali. Wolhusen, central SwitzerlandAsylum seekers from Nigeria and Sierra Leone in the classroom. Ruswil, central SwitzerlandA cultural mix in the kitchen. Wolhusen, central SwitzerlandA shared meal is a fixture in the daily routine. Reception centre, Basel,Killing time in the dining room. Caught between hope and fear. Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!