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Texas Governor Signs Bill That Lets Police Arrest Migrants Who Enter US Illegally

Dec 18, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -50% Medium Liberal

  • Reliability

    30% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -50% Medium Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    92% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

53% : Immigration enforcement is a federal responsibility.
47% : He said enforcement would mostly take place in border counties and rebuffed efforts by Democrats to narrow the law, including a proposed carve-out for police on college campuses.
46% : Separately Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection temporarily shut down two railroad border crossings in Texas to shift officers to helping process migrants.
45% : Over the weekend, Trump delivered alarming anti-immigrant remarks about "blood" purity, echoing Nazi slogans of World War II.
39% : Opponents have accused Texas Republicans of using the law as a vehicle to force the Supreme Court's new conservative majority to revisit the landmark Arizona decision in 2012.
31% : At the time, Justice Anthony Kennedy said Arizona may have "understandable frustrations" with immigrants who are in the country illegally but can't pursue policies that "undermine federal law.
26% : During debate in the Texas House, Republican state lawmaker David Spiller pushed back against concerns that the law would be used as a dragnet to arrest immigrants statewide.

*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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