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8-Year-Old Girl Dies in Border Patrol Custody in Texas, as Agency

May 18, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -10% Center

  • Reliability

    25% ReliablePoor

  • Policy Leaning

    -10% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    18% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

55% : The Border Patrol has a network of stations and processing facilities across the southwest border where it holds and processes migrants agents encounter before they're either released into the U.S. or turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
49% :Last week, the Border Patrol began releasing migrants in the U.S. without notices to appear in immigration court, instead directing them to report to an immigration office within 60 days.
45% : At least six children died during a roughly year-long period from 2018 to 2019; they were held in either Border Patrol or Health and Human Services custody.
44% : The Border Patrol had 28,717 people in custody on May 10, the day before pandemic-related asylum restrictions expired, which was double from two weeks earlier, according to a court filing.
41% : A little girl from Panama born with heart problems died in Border Patrol custody Wednesday, the second death of a child from Latin America in U.S. government custody in two weeks.
39% : He said the Border Patrol told him to call 911 when volunteers encountered an 8-month-old child between the walls was "listless and vomiting."
35% : During the Trump administration, the deaths of children in U.S. custody became flashpoints of controversy, calling into question the administration's efforts to protect the most vulnerable migrants at a time when the U.S. was seeing a rise in the number of families with children coming to the southern border.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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