Federal judge rules ICE courthouse arrests are illegal in New York

Source: NBC News - View Original Article
Published: Jul 02, 2020
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53% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

78% Positive Sentiment + Policies: ICE = 78% Liberal
62% Negative Sentiment + Policies: ICE = 62% Conservative
60% Negative Sentiment + Policies: ICE = 60% Conservative


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82% "James and Gonzalez argued that ICE's current courthouse arrest policy, based on a January 2018 directive, exceeded its authority."
81% "It is one thing for the state courts to try to deal with the impediments brought on by a pandemic, he wrote, and quite another for them to have to grapple with disruptions and intimidations artificially imposed by an agency of the federal government in violation of long-standing privileges and fundamental principles of federalism and of separation of powers."
79% "For years, local officials, including police chiefs and state prosecutors, have said that immigration enforcement operations inside courthouses have hampered their ability to investigate and prosecute crimes."
63% "New York AG James tweeted the ruling was a victory in our fight to protect immigrant communities and ensure justice is served."
62% "The ruling comes in a case filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez in September that sought to block ICE from conducting civil immigration arrests at the state's courthouses."
60% "A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests at courthouses in New York state, which have increased during the Trump administration, are illegal."
22% "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest an undocumented Mexican immigrant during a raid in Brooklyn, New York on April 11, 2018.John Moore / Getty Images file"
-59% "The Court declares ICE's policy of courthouse arrests, as now embodied in the Directive, to be illegal, Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in Wednesday's opinion, contrasting the arrests with the challenges COVID-19 has brought to the court system."
-71% "Immigration advocacy organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union have mounted campaigns to track and end ICE courthouse arrests, arguing they undermine the justice system."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

82% : James and Gonzalez argued that ICE's current courthouse arrest policy, based on a January 2018 directive, exceeded its authority.
81% : "It is one thing for the state courts to try to deal with the impediments brought on by a pandemic," he wrote, "and quite another for them to have to grapple with disruptions and intimidations artificially imposed by an agency of the federal government in violation of long-standing privileges and fundamental principles of federalism and of separation of powers.
79% : For years, local officials, including police chiefs and state prosecutors, have said that immigration enforcement operations inside courthouses have hampered their ability to investigate and prosecute crimes.
63% : New York AG James tweeted the ruling was "a victory in our fight to protect immigrant communities and ensure justice is served."
62% : The ruling comes in a case filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James and Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez in September that sought to block ICE from conducting civil immigration arrests at the state's courthouses.
60% : A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests at courthouses in New York state, which have increased during the Trump administration, are illegal.
41% : "The Court declares ICE's policy of courthouse arrests, as now embodied in the Directive, to be illegal," Judge Jed Rakoff wrote in Wednesday's opinion, contrasting the arrests with the challenges COVID-19 has brought to the court system.
29% : Immigration advocacy organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union have mounted campaigns to track and end ICE courthouse arrests, arguing they undermine the justice system.
22% : U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest an undocumented Mexican immigrant during a raid in Brooklyn, New York on April 11, 2018.John Moore / Getty Images file

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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