November 30, 2021

News Science

The Science of News

Slowed by pandemic, migrants’ passage to UK still drives political backlash

1 min read

Slowed by pandemic, migrants' passage to UK still drives political backlash

The United Kingdom is planning tough new legislation to facilitate the deportation of undocumented migrants. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised the action after more than 6,000 asylum seekers crossed the English Channel this summer from the French port of Calais. But human rights groups warn of the threat from right-wing anti-immigrant sentiment. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour

Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

More News

News Science © 2005 Area.Control.Network™ All rights reserved.
All Rights Reserved © 2020 - 2021 Area Control Network (ACN)
The ACN News websites News.Science use Area Control Network TOS and Privacy Policies that you must agree to to use this site.
Privacy Policies & TOS