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Britain's Home Secretary Steps Down Amid Row Over Deportation Targets

Amber Rudd had denied that she had ever discussed deportation targets, but The Guardian on Sunday published a letter she sent to Prime Minister Theresa May proposing a 10 percent increase in removals.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd attends the official unveiling of a statue in honor of the first female Suffragist Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square last week in London. Source: Dan Kitwood

Britain's Home Secretary Amber Rudd has resigned after acknowledging that she misled lawmakers about targets for deporting immigrants.

Rudd stepped down following the publication of a letter she sent to Prime Minister Theresa May discussing the "ambitious but deliverable"

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