What is the revamped Rwanda asylum plan and what hurdles does it face?

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Rishi Sunak has introduced emergency legislation in a bid to salvage his embattled Rwanda asylum plan and deliver on his pledge to "stop the boats".

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Labour: Rwanda treaty is 'a failing scheme'
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper says the Rwanda plan is a "failing scheme that doesn't tackle the real problem" which is criminal gangs who are organising illegal boat crossings. Ms Cooper said £140 million has already been spent on the treaty despite no asylum seekers being sent to Rwanda. Home Secretary James Cleverly arrived in Rwanda on Tuesday where he is expected to sign a revised treaty following the UK Supreme Court’s rejection of the asylum plan last month. Report by Kennedyl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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