What You Need To Know - the ITV News podcast with vital information and analysis

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Packed boats, a perilous journey and dreams of a fresh start.

The gangs responsible promise a new life.

But for many, it’s one they’ll never see.

The Rwanda Bill has dominated headlines, yet the small boat crossings show little sign of letting up.

One side treats them like cattle, the other - a criminal, but how far would you go to protect your family?

Sangeeta Kandola is joined by ITV News' Peter Smith to tell you, what you need to know.

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