UK passes controversial immigration Rwanda bill | BBC News

UK Parliament has passed PM Rishi Sunak’s flagship Rwanda bill, after a late-night sitting and months of wrangling.

Plans to send some asylum seekers to Africa have met with fierce criticism, but the bill passed on Monday when the Lords dropped their opposition.

Sunak said in a statement "nothing will stand in our way" now of getting flights off the ground.

But the scheme could still be held up by challenges in the courts.

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