In London, Glasgow and Cardiff, there were protests against the bill on illegal migration Immigration and Asylum

Demonstrators marched against the government’s illegal immigration bill in cities across the UK on Saturday, with organizers saying thousands of people took part.

Demonstrators carried signs and banners, some reading “No man is illegal”, as they marched towards Downing Street in the center London.

Organizers Stand Up To Racism and the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) also held protests in Glasgow and Cardiff against racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, fascism and the far right.

A law introduced by the Home Secretary, Suella Bravermanmeans that refugees arriving in the UK through unauthorized means, such as crossing the English Channel by boat, will be ruled inadmissible.

Braverman is on a trip to Rwanda this weekend for what the guardian did not receive an invitationto confirm his commitment to the government’s policy of deporting migrants to the African nation.

Maria Fraser, 75, said she was protesting the government because she agreed with a comment by Gary Lineker, who compared the language used to promote immigration policy to that used in 1930s Germany.

The retired speech therapist from south London told PA Media: “We think there should be a general indefinite general strike and the Tories should be removed by a class action. They have some pretty harsh programs that they’re trying to put in place – they’re trying to ban strikes, they’re deporting immigrants – they’re not British.

“Lineker was right when he said there were shades of German [Third] Reich in the methods they use.

“People are walking out because they are very angry at the way the economy is being run and the deprivations that are happening while the rich people in power make themselves richer.”

Social media showed carloads of protesters wearing masks bearing Lineker’s face, who was due to return to TV screens to provide coverage of the FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester City and Burnley.

The broadcaster was taken off the air last weekend for a tweet criticizing the language used by ministers when discussing the government’s asylum policy.

Planning officer Mark Daly, 65, who traveled from Horsham, West Sussex, said he wanted to speak out against the Government’s “racist” bill.

“The government is trying to make these people not only undesirable, but illegal. We cannot classify people as illegal, this is a racist policy of a racist government,” he said.

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Lizzie Cushen, 39, said she joined the anti-racism protest in London with her husband and sons, aged four and six, because she was “shocked” by the scandal missing refugee children from Home Office hotels.

The architect, from Leyton, east London, said: “The Illegal Migration Bill dehumanises all asylum seekers. Protesting is important because it’s the only way to be seen and heard at the moment.”

Her sons held placards calling for “safe passage for all children like me.”

Cushen’s friend Cassie Harrison, 42, a charity worker, added: ‘It’s just outrageous.

“We see quite a few government ministers speaking for the greater British public and we want to be here to say they are not speaking for us.”

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