Rishi Sunak’s small boats plan ‘to push boundaries of international law’

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Refugees who arrive in the UK by small boat from today will be banned from claiming ­asylum or using human rights law to stop their removal. Home Secretary Suella Braverman is set to publish long-promised legislation on Channel crossings on Tuesday that she has admitted "pushes the boundaries of international law". This will include preventing people who come to the UK illegally from claiming asylum. Ms Braverman will ask for this to apply from the moment she unveils the proposals in the Commons to avoid people smugglers "seizing on the opportunity to rush migrants across the Channel", a government source...