Appeals against decisions of the Office for Migration and Integration must be lodged in writing within 30 days of notification. The filing of an objection has a suspensive effect by law.
The written objection must contain a request and a statement of substantiation. Objections that do not meet these requirements will not be considered. The objection must be supported by a signature.
An appeal against an objection decision may be lodged before the Administrative Court within 30 days of the date on which the objection was served. The Administrative Court rules as the last cantonal instance.
The Federal Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in Switzerland. It adjudicates in the last instance on appeals against judgments of the highest cantonal courts, the Federal Criminal Court and the Federal Administrative Court. The areas concerned are civil law, criminal law and administrative law.