Rwanda asylum seekers plan: Boris to outline controversial refugee plan – but why Rwanda?
Daily Express says the Prime Minister will announce a hugely controversial plan to send some asylum seekers looking for a new life in the UK to Rwanda in Africa. The measures are part of the Government’s long-term plan to “take back control of illegal immigration” after Brexit, Boris Johnson is expected to say later on Thursday.
In a speech, Mr Johnson will outline his plans for male asylum seekers to be sent some 6,000 miles away to Rwanda for processing
After the Prime Minister’s speech, Home Secretary Priti Patel is expected to set out further details of a “migration and economic development partnership”.
The announcement is expected to be the first of the Prime Minister’s plans to reset immigration policy following a record year for people crossing the English Channel.
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