MIGRATION RESEARCH NETWORK SCREENING

While awaiting deportation from Switzerland, men are held in jail. Although their incarceration may last up to 24 months, deportation can be announced without warning and its enforcement is immediate.

Behind the closed prison doors, tensions build day by day, as captured by a film crew with unprecedented access to a detention centre for illegal migrants. The wardens are charged with the responsibility of presiding over immigrants at the end of their journeys, defeated by fear and stress.