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UK: Rwanda asylum plan: who does it target and is it going to happen? -The Guardian

Plans have surprised many, have few precedents and have been condemned as cruel and unworkable

Photo: The home secretary, Priti Patel, and Rwanda’s foreign minister, Vincent Biruta, signing the agreement in Kigali. Photograph: Muhizi Olivier/AP

Home affairs editor – Thu 14 Apr 2022. The GUARDIAN

Who does the government say could be sent to Rwanda?

Any adult who comes into the UK without authorisation – via train, boat or plane – could be considered for relocation to Rwanda.

There will be an assessment stage, where the strength of each individual’s asylum claim will be taken into account, officials said, as well as the way they arrived in the country.              Continue reading

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