Another 155 illegal immigrants detained in Dover after crossing the Channel
More than 150 illegal immigrants intercepted by British border guards crossing the Channel in small boats on Saturday – Home Secretary Suella Braverman visited the deportation center in Rwanda.
of home office confirmed today that a total of 155 illegal immigrants have been detained and four dinghies intercepted.
They are the latest group to arrive in the UK since the government’s controversial reveal. Illegal immigration bill earlier this month.
In 2023, the total number will rise to 3,562 at 83 as the Secretary of the Interior seeks to bring illegal crossings under control.
Under new tough measures, asylum seekers who arrive illegally by small boat will be barred from re-entering the country indefinitely. The Illegal Immigration Bill is also expected to further prevent immigrants from using human rights law to avoid exclusion from the UK.
More than 150 migrants were intercepted at a border crossing in a small boat on Saturday as they crossed the Channel. Photo: Migrants arriving in Dover on March 17
The latest illegal immigrants arrived the same day Suella Braverman toured Kigali’s Bwiza Riverside Houses.
“The only route to the UK will be a safe and legal route,” said Ms Braverman, who announced the new legislation on 7 March.
This came as the interior secretary toured a potential deportation center in Rwanda on Saturday to continue his commitment to a controversial deportation policy.
It has been 11 months since the UK agreed to this deal. Those who apply for asylum in the UK will be deported to Rwanda where their applications will be processed and, if successful, will reside there permanently.
The first flight to Rwanda was blocked at 11am by a Strasbourg judge last summer, but the UK High Court ruled in December that the policy was legal.
Braverman toured homes at the Bwitha Riverside Estate on the outskirts of the capital, Kigali.
She added: “I really like your interior designer…I need some advice for myself.”
her visit comes in the wake of a fight Gary Lineker likens the government’s words about the small boat crisis in the Channel to German words of the 1930s.
at the beginning of the day, Braverman broke into a construction site in Rwanda It could be the home of failed British immigrants.
The Home Secretary poses in an equatorial rain shower as he builds a wall on what will be a 500-unit apartment complex in Kigali as Tory hopes to start flying within months. took a picture.
The Home Secretary is building a wall in what will be a 500-unit apartment block in Kigali – in a rain shower just below the equator – posing for photos as he hopes the Tory can start flying within months. took the
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is visiting UK Home Secretary Suera Braverman in Kigali today.
Her glamorous East African offensive has also come to cricket matches and Commonwealth Day street fairs.
Braverman visited stalls displaying food from the Commonwealth countries of India, Mozambique and the United Kingdom.
The Home Secretary has laid bricks on a new residential block on the outskirts of the city that could be home to immigrants sent from Britain.
The 528 Gahanga property will include one, two and three bedroom properties, as well as volleyball and basketball courts.
The Home Secretary said: “The Gahanga Housing Project represents a major step forward in expanding Rwanda’s existing capacity to host refugees and provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of people across the country.”
Earlier in the day, Ms Braverman attended a street fair held to celebrate Commonwealth Day, visiting stalls displaying food from Commonwealth countries India, Mozambique and the United Kingdom.
Latest 155 immigrants to arrive come later More than 100 people made dangerous journeys on FridayThey are the first to arrive since the illegal immigration bill was introduced.
A total of 45,728 people crossed the 21-mile Strait of Dover on 1,104 boats last year, compared to 28,526 in 2021.
The busiest day was August 22nd last year, when 1,295 migrants crossed the strait in rubber boats and other small craft in 24 hours.
Officials expect the number of people crossing the channel in small boats to double this year and could reach as high as 80,000.