The bill, presented on by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s Conservative government, plans to ban people who have arrived in the country illegally from seeking asylum.
Critics say such programmes turn humanitarian causes into business deals that dehumanise the plight of people trying to escape persecution or natural disasters.
Over 300,000 people entered EU illegally last year, says EU Home Affairs Commissioner.
According to local media, some asylum seekers are being kidnapped by traffickers in the UK, where at least 200 children have gone missing over the last year and a half.
British judges gave the go-ahead for the Court of Appeal to consider challenges to the UK government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda after human rights groups sounded the alarm over the policy.
A new US border enforcement plan permits the fast-track expulsion to Mexico of some 30,000 Venezuelans, Haitians, Cubans and Nicaraguans each month.
Supreme Court keeps pandemic-era limits on immigration in place indefinitely, dashing hopes of immigration advocates who had been expecting their end this week.
Thousands of migrants are anticipating end of a public-health rule known as Title 42, which has left some biding time in Mexico.
NGOs document tactics used by European border guards, such as extreme beatings and sexual assaults in order to push back migrants and asylum seekers over the last two years.
Judge Emmet Sullivan says the rule, which has been used to expel hundreds of thousands of people since being invoked in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, was an "arbitrary and capricious" policy that violated government procedures.
France had never before allowed a rescue vessel carrying migrants from the Mediterranean to land on its coast, but did so this time because Italy had refused access.
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