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Boris Johnson digging in for fight with Leftie lawyers over plans to send illegal migrants to Rwanda

BORIS Johnson has admitted he is digging in for a fight with Leftie lawyers out to block his crackdown on evil people traffickers.

The PM is braced for a blizzard of lawsuits to block his plan to send illegal migrants to Rwanda while their asylum claims processed.

Boris Johnson has admitted he is digging in for a fight with Leftie lawyers out to block his crackdown on evil people traffickers

He says 50 people who have landed in Britain on dinghies from France have been warned they will be sent to the African state in two weeks.

But Mr Johnson accepts that activist lawyers will try exhaust legal processes to stop them from being removed.

He said: “There’s going to be a lot of legal opposition from the types of firms that for a long time have been taking taxpayers’ money to mount these sorts of case, and to thwart the will of the people, the will of parliament.

“We’re ready for that. We will dig in for the fight — we will make it work.”

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Mr Johnson told the Daily Mail: “We’ve got a huge flowchart of things we have to do to deal with it with the Leftie lawyers.”

The PM said he will “look at everything”, including a review of the European Convention on Human Rights and added: “Nothing is off the table.”

Mr Johnson denied charges the removals would be inhumane, adding that the government cannot ignore an “evil trade” plied by gangs who are “literally killing people at sea In unseaworthy vessels”.

He revealed he had ditched plans to turn back small boats because he did not want to risk losing more lives.

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The PM added: “We had to come up with something cleverer and I think this will be the beginning of an approach that a lot of countries will start to adopt.

“But clearly that will be opposed by some people on absolutely specious grounds.

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"They will oppose it just because they’re basically in favour of people’s right to move across borders everywhere.

"And that’s just not sustainable.”