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UNDER THE NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL THE U.K. WILL INTRODUCE:

A TWO-TIER ASYLUM SYSTEM WHEREBY THOSE ARRIVING LEGITIMATELY WILL HAVE A HIGHER CHANCE OF THEIR APPLICATION BEING ACCEPTED

PLANS FOR THE BORDER FORCE TO HAVE THE POWER TO INTERCEPT AND REDIRECT BOATS TO PORTS OUTSIDE THE U.K., INCLUDING FRANCE, AND TO DETAIN PEOPLE SMUGGLERS AND MIGRANTS AND SEIZE THEIR VESSELS.

A PROVISION TO SEND ASYLUM-SEEKERS OFFSHORE FOR PROCESSING AND CREATE A NEW OFFENSE TO LOCK UP ASYLUM SEEKERS WHO ARRIVE ILLEGALLY, WITH A MAXIMUM JAIL TERM OF FOUR YEARS. THE MAXIMUM SENTENCE FOR PEOPLE SMUGGLING WILL BE LIFTED FROM 14 YEARS TO LIFE

 

A ONE-STOP SHOP THAT WILL REQUIRE ALL APPLICATIONS TO BE MADE IN FULL, WITH NO LAST MINUTE ADDITIONS, BUT THAT WILL PROVIDE GREATER ACCESS TO LEGAL ADVICE FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS

NEW LEGAL POWERS FOR THE BORDER FORCE TO SEARCH UNACCOMPANIED CONTAINERS AT PORTS IF THEY SUSPECT ILLEGAL MIGRANTS ARE HIDDEN IN THEM

SCIENTIFIC METHODS TO DETERMINE PEOPLE’S AGES IN ORDER TO STOP MIGRANTS POSING AS CHILDREN

A LEGAL PROVISION FOR APPLICANTS TO ACT IN “GOOD FAITH.” ASYLUM SEEKERS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CLAIM SANCTUARY IN THE U.K. AND ANOTHER COUNTRY AT THE SAME TIME