A draconian new anti-refugee bill making its way to becoming law in the UK Parliament will effectively criminalise anyone who arrives into the country illegally and remove them with no recourse to judicial review. Once it becomes law, it will affect thousands of Africans who undertake the hazardous Channel crossing from France. Report by Anver Versi.
Anyone who enters the United Kingdom illegally and having passed through a ‘safe country’ to do so will be arrested, detained and removed from the country. Migrants “may be detained for 28 days with no recourse for bail or judicial review, and then for as long as there is a reasonable prospect of removal,” according to a new bill introduced to Parliament on Tuesday (07 / 03 / 2023) by the Home Secretary Suella Braverman.
Announcing the Illegal Migrations Bill, Braverman said that people coming to the UK illegally will be prevented from settling in the country and will face “a permanent ban from returning.”
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