In April, London’s Court of Appeal deemed the plan unlawful, stating Rwanda was not a safe destination. This prompted an appeal by the government which considers the deportation of migrants and asylum deal to Rwanda as the ideal solution.
The Supreme Court, with five judges, including President Robert Reed will reveal its ruling on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, after 10 a.m.
The deal, initiated by former Prime Minister Boris Johnson in April 2022, aims to discourage risky Channel crossings.
The current Prime Minister Sunak has prioritized "stopping the boats," with over 26,500 arrivals in 2023. The government argues the Rwanda scheme is crucial, ensuring proper treatment of migrants.
In April 2022, the UK and Rwanda entered into a migration and economic development partnership aimed at offering a dignified life to those seeking asylum in European countries. Under this agreement, some individuals would be relocated to Rwanda and supported through various initiatives.