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Biden to send 1,500 troops to southern border ahead of lifting of Title 42

May 03, 2023 View Original Article
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    -12% Somewhat Liberal

  • Reliability

    95% ReliableExcellent

  • Policy Leaning

    10% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    -38% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

69% : The bill would tighten asylum eligibility, expand migrant family detention and crack down on the employment of undocumented workers, according to Roll Call.
55% : They will join some 2,500 National Guard members already at the southern border.
51% : The troops are being sent as immigration officials expect a surge of migrants to cross the southern border.
51% : Since November, US Customs and Border Control agents have had 1,223,067 migrant encounters along the southern border.
50% : The military personnel are being sent to the border as Title 42 restrictions - a pandemic-era regulation that allowed U.S. authorities to quickly expel non-Mexican migrants to Mexico without the chance to seek asylum - will be lifted on May 11, according to The Associated Press.
48% : The active-duty troops will not carry out law enforcement duties, Pentagon spokesperson Brigadier General Pat Ryder said in a statement.
46% :In advance of the repeal of Title 42, House Republicans introduced in late April an immigration package that includes harsh restrictions on migration through the southern border.
42% : Under the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, active-duty military troops may not be used for regular civil law enforcement, though the act does allow for legislated exceptions.

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