John Burnett appears in the following:
Saturday, March 28, 2020
The coronavirus outbreak led President Trump to close U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico last week. At the southern border, the closure is affecting life on both the U.S. and Mexico sides.
Friday, March 27, 2020
The U.S. last week closed its borders with Canada and Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. At the southern border, the closure is affecting life on both the U.S. and Mexico sides.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
President Trump plans to seal off the U.S-Mexico border to migrants under a law intended to protect the country from communicable disease. The border with Canada is closed to non-essential travel.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Passengers on flights from Europe were stuck in long, crowded lines at some airports in the U.S. as new guidelines began for overseas travel.
Monday, March 09, 2020
More parents are sending children across the Gateway International Bridge to Brownsville, Texas, to get them away from squalid, dangerous conditions in a displaced persons camp in Matamoros, Mexico.
Friday, March 06, 2020
In a refugee camp just across the Texas-Mexico border, more and more parents are sending their children across the international bridge, alone, to get them away from squalid, dangerous conditions.
Friday, February 28, 2020
A federal appeals court in California has blocked the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program, which required asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their day in U.S. immigration court.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Because of worries about flooding, the border wall is often built as much as a mile north of the Rio Grande, leaving thousands of isolated acres between the water and the wall.
Friday, January 24, 2020
President Trump is again restricting foreign travelers to the U.S. The administration has announced an expanded travel ban, and a rule denying visas to some pregnant women.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
The costs keep piling up for Trump's border wall which has a current pricetag of $11 billion — nearly $20 million per mile. It's more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world.
Friday, January 17, 2020
President Trump's border wall comes at a staggering cost: $11 billion, or nearly $20 million per mile. It's already the most expensive border wall in the world, and the costs keep piling up.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Construction of the Trump administration's border wall has been slowed by difficulties acquiring private land, so the government is prioritizing construction inside federal nature sanctuaries.
Friday, December 20, 2019
In South Texas, there's skepticism that President Trump will get the 450 miles of wall he wants by Election Day. Construction is behind schedule because of how difficult it is to take private land.
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Mexico's top cop is being charged with taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel in exchange for sensitive information and safe passage of drug shipments.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Some migrant parents who were told to wait in Mexico under President Trump's asylum policies are sending their children, unaccompanied, across the bridge to surrender to U.S. agents.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
While the wall and asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have drawn a lot of attention, heightened security at the northern border has changed the character of the once-neighborly frontier.
Monday, November 04, 2019
A meatpacking town in the Texas Panhandle is a magnet for immigrants who will do unpopular jobs. The once majority-white county has adjusted to its more diverse population.
Sunday, October 13, 2019
The Customs and Border Protection agency says it is doing its best to reduce impact to the environment and tribal citizens. Conservationists and Native Tribes in the area are not appeased.
Friday, October 11, 2019
President Trump's border wall is going up between Arizona and Mexico, and it's generating controversy because of its proximity to the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Native Americans lands.
Saturday, September 07, 2019
A seven-year delay in the investigation of a controversial shooting by a Border Patrol agent of a Mexican national is emblematic of a larger problem when federal officials investigate these cases.