The center for asylum-seekers in Bremgarten, Switzerland. There is controversy over rules in the town that would keep asylum-seekers away from public places. Alesxandra Wey/EPA /LANDOV hide caption toggle caption Alesxandra Wey/EPA /LANDOV Parallels Swiss Approach To Asylum-Seekers Stirs Controversy August 10, 2013 The Swiss town of Bremgarten will ban asylum-seekers from entering public places. The Swiss aren't alone in opposition to refugees. It's a hot-button issue in places as far afield as Australia and Jordan.