We join with others in expressing huge concern about the Government’s proposal to send asylum seekers who arrive in the UK by boat from across the Channel to Rwanda on a one-way ticket.
Pradeep Kumar, our immigration team leader, commented:
“Many of the asylum seekers we represent have come through experiences of torture, trafficking and persecution. They need a place of safety where they can be supported to rebuild their lives. To send them to Rwanda, one of the poorest countries in the world, is inhumane and shows a shocking lack of care on the part of the Government. We are deeply concerned this appalling step is even being considered.”
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