Priti Patel’s deportation flight to Rwanda may proceed as Supreme Court blocks plea to stop it

Desperate Afghans left in Kabul after being promised refuge in Britain will be among the asylum-seekers deported to Rwanda next week, according to the Mirror.

The Supreme Court has refused to stop the deportation of asylum seekers to Rwanda next week.

The UN refugee agency UNHCR intervened in the court dispute, raising concerns about the asylum process, including discriminatory access to asylum, the court heard.

Up to 130 people could be sent to the East African nation on a one-way ticket, with the first flight due to depart on Tuesday.

The first phase of legal action against the controversial policy began today when lawyers on behalf of two migrants told the High Court the system was “unsafe”.

Raza Husain QC, representing the Public and Commercial Services union, told the High Court: “The system is not secure. It’s not that it’s not safe after July, it’s just not safe.

The High Court was told the policy of sending people to the East African nation on a one-way ticket was unlawful because it was “irrational”.

A senior Interior Ministry source told Der Spiegel the department had long awaited such challenges and obstacles to its plans.

Earlier this week, Home Office staffers have expressed frustration with the legal policy, but senior officials have urged them to use “proper channels” to raise any issues they have with the system as it is understood.

Officials struggling with the program should consider how their colleagues feel about removing babies and children from the Canal’s waters after loved ones make the dangerous crossings, an insider told the Mirror.

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