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Stripping British citizenship: the government's new bill explained

By Devyani Prabhat, Professor in Law, University of Bristol
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A restrictive new immigration law being debated in parliament has huge implications, not only for people seeking asylum in Britain but also for British citizens.

The nationality and borders bill is now in the House of Lords for readings after being debated for only nine minutes in the House of Commons. The bill makes it a criminal offence to arrive in the UK without permission, with a maximum sentence of up to four years. The bill lets the UK send asylum seekers to a “safe third country”, and can allow for offshore…The Conversation


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