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Explainer: What is the UK’s Rwanda migrant deportation bill?

Explainer: What is the UK’s Rwanda migrant deportation bill?

BRITISH Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's new bill, which seeks to send immigrants who arrive illegally in Britain to Rwanda, faces a contentious vote in parliament on Tuesday. A month after the British Supreme Court declared the policy unlawful, Sunak hopes the new legislation will fulfil his pledge to stop people arriving across the Channel in small boats. Here are details about the plan and the migration issue: WHY IS IMMIGRATION SUCH AN ISSUE IN BRITAIN? Taking back control of the country's borders and ending the free movement of people was a major factor that led to the 2016 vote for…
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