The UK and Rwanda have reportedly signed an updated immigration agreement under which immigrants arriving in the UK illegally can be deported to Rwanda. Online British government.
The Home Secretary and (Rwandan Foreign Minister) Biruta signed an updated memorandum of understanding that expands the partnership to cover all categories of people passing through safe countries and making illegal and dangerous journeys to the UK.
The possibility of deportation to Rwanda concerns illegal immigrants who cannot be sent from the UK to their country of origin, and asylum will only be possible in exceptional circumstances.
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