Asylum seekers to be sent 6,000 miles to Rwanda for processing under government plans to halt Channel crossings

Sky News says the government plans to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing in an attempt to tackle small boat crossings in the Channel.

Asylum seekers to be sent to Rwanda for processing under government plans to halt Channel crossings

Sky News says the government plans to fly asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing in an attempt to tackle small boat crossings in the Channel.

Boris Johnson is set to argue action is needed to combat the “vile people smugglers” turning the ocean into a “watery graveyard” in a speech on Thursday.

After the prime minister’s speech, Home Secretary Priti Patel is expected to set out further details of a “migration and economic development partnership” with Rwanda after she visited the East African nation.

https://news.sky.com/story/asylum-seekers-to-be-sent-6-000-miles-to-rwanda-for-processing-under-government-plans-to-halt-channel-crossings-12589616

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