Rights groups have criticized the British government’s plans to make major changes to the regulations in place in asylum cases.
The Red Cross described proposals that would make it difficult for migrants to stay in the UK if they entered the country illegally as “inhuman”.
Home Minister Priti Patel has insisted that these steps will protect those who have a legitimate claim to asylum.
This comes within the framework of a larger amendment to immigration laws after Brexit.
London is seeking to change asylum laws to stop illegal immigrants’ attempts to cross the English Channel between France and Britain seeking asylum.
On Tuesday, more than one hundred and eighty migrants arrived on the English south coast in six boats, the highest daily figure this year. Under the new proposals, people smugglers could face life imprisonment.