Migrants brought ashore at Dover hours after Rwanda bill passed by parliament

Migrants were rescued while crossing the English Channel and brought to Dover on Tuesday 23 April, hours after the UK approved the migrant deportation bill.

Footage from Sky News showed the UK Border Force vessel approaching the small crowded boat to rescue people aboard.

Later, the migrants were seen disembarking from the rescue boat in Dover and walking to a facility.

The rescue came on the same day that at least five people died while attempting to cross the English Channel.

France’s La Voix du Nord newspaper said the five bodies were discovered at the Wimereaux beach in northern France on Tuesday.