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The UK's proposed new migration bill, if passed, would result in many of those who cross the Channel being detained and prevented from claiming asylum | Source: Screenshot InfoMigrants video
From file: Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent. The Refugee Council predicts that migrant detention under the proposed law would cost over €10 billion over the next three years  | Photo: Gareth Fuller / picture alliance / empics
Suella Braverman said after a visit to Rwanda that she was looking forward to "operationalize the partnership" | Photo: AP Photo / picture alliance
The British government is proposing fresh legislation to crack down on migration. On Monday, the bill progressed to a second reading stage, amid protest | Photo: Victoria Jones/picture-alliance
The UK is seeking to deter illegal migrant arrivals with harsh new immigration legislation | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/dpa/picture alliance
The UK government introduced the Illegal Migration Bill on Tuesday March 7 as part of its pledge to "fix the broken immigration system | Photo: Reuters/Pascal Rossignol
Fewer migrants are crossing to the UK from Belgium, the government says | Photo: Pascal Rossignol / Reuters
From file: Migrants are taken to the port of Dover after they were picked up in the English Channel January 10, 2022 | Photo: Reuters
From file: The French and British police work together to try to stop migrants crossing the Channel | Photo: Pascal Rossignol / Reuters
From file: A group of migrants reach the shores of the UK in 2021, with the help of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute RNLI | Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire
FILE PHOTO: The Refugee Council says safe routes to the UK have decreased, forcing more migrants to risk the Channel crossing | Photo: Reuters
From file: Many unaccompanied minors don't have any documentation on them to prove their age | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/U. Deck