The Home Secretary insisted a 14-day quarantine for international arrivals to the UK is crucial, despite concerns for the travel industry.
The Home Secretary said she was working with French government and those who accuse her of inaction "don't know what they're talking about".
It comes as the number of migrants intercepted by authorities in the English Channel and brought to Dover during lockdown reached 1,000.
Shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds said the new legislation makes overseas workers feel unwelcome and risks a shortage of NHS staff.
Priti Patel has said lockdown road restrictions at the border is partly responsible for an increase in small boats crossings from France.
“If Priti Patel was on the Left there would be people that would be saying that this was sexist and racist,” the talkRADIO host argued.
Cleveland Police are looking for information after one of its emergency response vans was torched and destroyed in Middlesbrough last night.
The British Medical Association has urged the government to grant NHS staff who have come from abroad indefinite leave to remain in the UK.
Ken Marsh told talkRADIO that he found criticism of the police approach “quite bizarre”, claiming “all we’re trying to do is save lives”.
The Home Secretary spoke exclusively to talkRADIO's Dan Wootton about Boris Johnson, lockdown, and more. Watch the full interview here.
The Home Secretary stressed the importance of social distancing and urged shoppers to “be kind” during the coronavirus crisis.
The Conservative MP has joined others in defending the Home Secretary as she faces investigation over bullying allegations.
Supporters have said Priti Patel is an "assertive" leader who “never crossed a line” as she continues to face allegations of bullying.
The PM and labour leader clashed over bullying during PMQs as Mr Corbyn called for an independent inquiry into the conduct of Priti Patel.
The shadow home secretary said Ms Patel should resign from the Cabinet while an investigation into bullying allegations takes place.
The former Conservative MP and special adviser defends the Home Secretary after the dramatic resignation of a top Home Office civil servant.
The security minister has defended the Home Secretary amid claims of bullying and distrust at the Home Office.
Priti Patel defended Boris Johnson after rap artist Dave labelled him a “real racist” in his politically charged Brit Awards performance.
The Home Secretary said this system will “do what it says on the tin”, end free movement and bring overall migration numbers down.
A deportation flight set off for Jamaica this morning but a number of those due to be on it remained after a court ruling over legal aid.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said: "It's the biggest scheme of its kind in British history and means that EU citizens can evidence their rights for decades to come"
The Conservative's have pledged to cut overall immigration, while hitting out at Labour policy, saying Jeremy Corbyn would see it "surge".
The Home Secretary has praised Boris Johnson's "tremendous leadership" as she urged MPs to back his Brexit deal in the Commons tomorrow.
The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.
The Home Secretary has announced proposals for an new points-based immigration system during her key note speech that Conservative Party conference.
Sir John Saunders has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel to request a public inquiry into the 2017 attack "as a matter of urgency".
She believes Boris Johnson can successfully boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years if he becomes Prime Minister.
The European Research Group member said she did not trust "anyone from the current cabinet" to become Tory leader.
The Conservative MP slapped down Philip Hammond's claims that a no-deal Brexit would be "damaging".
Former minister Priti Patel has condemned Theresa May’s cross-party approach to Brexit for giving “stature and credibility” to Jeremy Corbyn.
Priti Patel has urged the Prime Minister to listen to Brexiteers' suggestions for solving the backstop problem
Conservative MP Priti Patel has called Air Passenger Duty "regressive" and says the government should strive for "outright abolition" of the tax.
Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.
Former international development secretary says Oxfam scandal is 'tip of the iceberg'
Patel says Goldring's position is 'untenable' and ridicules suggestions that her attack on Oxam is driven by party politics
Our host didn't hold back on Theresa May in the wake of the furore over the resignation of Priti Patel
Priti Patel has come under scrutiny this week for the way she handled her role as International Development Secretary
George Galloway delivered blistering criticism of the government ahead of the resignation of the former International Development Secretary
The MP for Chingford and Woodfood Green spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former International Development Secretary
The Prime Minister has to fill a vacancy after the former International Development Secretary resigned in the wake of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians
Stephen Pollard, the editor of The Jewish Chronicle, also thinks Theresa May could be out of her position by the end of the week
The Green Party co-leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary in the wake of unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians
The former Foreign Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary's admission of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials
More unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians were admitted by the International Development Secretary on Tuesday
Tebbit also said you can't compare Rees-Mogg to Jeremy Corbyn as 'he doesn't support the IRA'
Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner criticises Patel's plans for foreign aid shake-up
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