Report: 42% of UK Asylum Seekers Facing Deportation To Rwanda Married

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    The Facts

    • A new survey released Wednesday by the campaign coalition Together With Refugees found that at 42%, nearly half of asylum seekers facing deportation from the UK to Rwanda are married or engaged, and 20% have children.

    • According to the charity Care4Calais, which conducted the analysis in a sample of 213 people, the findings contradict government claims that the policy of sending asylum seekers to the African country "targets single men."

    The Spin

    Left narrative

    While the UK likes to present its humanitarian face when talking about Ukrainian refugees, brown or black migrants are treated as third-class humans. The Rwanda deal is the most prominent example of the increasing anti-human and perfidious policy of externalized migration control. Until the UK meets its responsibilities, it must forfeit any right to portray itself as a champion of human rights.

    Right narrative

    One thing must not be forgotten when discussing the asylum pact: The majority of Britons welcome the deportation of illegal asylum seekers to Rwanda. At the same time, Britain is far more tolerant and welcoming of ethnic minorities than most of Europe. The problem is the misconceived ideology of "multiculturalism," which leads to uncontrolled immigration and puts Britain's social cohesion and political stability at risk.

    Political split



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