John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

COVID-19 Hits Hard For South Louisiana's Cajun Musicians

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Cajun life is all about getting together to be with people to celebrate what you love: music, food and camaraderie. But the pandemic has shut that life down.

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Judge Says Coronavirus Can't Be Used As Reason To Quickly Deport Unaccompanied Minors

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Judge Emmet Sullivan issues a preliminary injunction, telling agents to stop the rapid expulsions of kids arriving with no adult. Since March, nearly everyone seeking asylum has been turned back.

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Trump's Border Wall Builders Carry On Even Though Projects May Never Be Completed

Monday, November 16, 2020

Builders are hurrying to get as many miles completed as possible before President-elect Joe Biden can cancel contracts. Biden has said his administration would stop building the wall.

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Many Texans Who Voted For Trump Are Not In A Conciliatory Mood

Monday, November 09, 2020

Donald Trump supporters in Texas react to Joe Biden's presidential victory, and talk about their expectations for the coming weeks and years.

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How Texas' Longtime Democratic And Heavily Latino County Flipped Red

Thursday, November 05, 2020

One of the most unexpected election results happened in Texas on the U.S.-Mexico border. President Trump made inroads in the longtime Democratic stronghold and flipped one Latino county red.

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Sanctuary Immigrants Take Refuge In Texas Church, Watch Election Closely

Monday, November 02, 2020

President Trump's immigration policies are on the line and many are hoping Joe Biden will follow through on pledges to help immigrants and asylum-seekers if he wins the election.

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During Trump Presidency, Sanctuary Immigrants Take Refuge In Texas Church

Monday, November 02, 2020

With President Trump's immigration policies on the line, immigrants will be watching to see if Joe Biden wins the election, and then follows through on pledges to help immigrants and asylum-seekers.

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His Private Border Wall Enraged Neighbors. Then He Got $2B To Build Walls For Trump

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The privately built border wall in Texas teeters on the banks of the Rio Grande with serious erosion problems. The contractor was awarded more than $2 billion in official wall contracts.

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Amid The Destruction Of Hurricane Delta, Humanity Rises To The Occasion

Sunday, October 11, 2020

When Hurricane Delta sloshed ashore in Louisiana a few days ago, it inundated the state and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of household. It also managed to bring out the best in people.

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Cleanup Begins After Hurricane Delta Pummels Louisiana

Saturday, October 10, 2020

People in south Louisiana are cleaning up after another hurricane walloped the state. Delta hit with 100-mph winds. More than a half-million homes and businesses are without power.

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Hurricane Delta Roars Ashore In Louisiana

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Delta blasted ashore on Friday with winds of 100 mph and brought a storm surge estimated as high as 11 feet in some places.

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Hurricane Delta Expected To Hit Louisiana 6 Weeks After Laura

Friday, October 09, 2020

Bringing powerful winds and storm surge, Hurricane Delta is moving toward Louisiana. The storm is forecast to affect some of the same areas Hurricane Laura devastated six weeks ago.

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Category 3 Storm Hurricane Delta Heads To Louisiana

Friday, October 09, 2020

Hurricane Delta, a 'major' category 3 storm, is expected to make landfall Friday evening in the same area Laura hit in August. Forecasters warn of a life-threatening storm surge and powerful winds.

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Confederate Statues Come Down Around U.S., But Not Everywhere

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Though George Floyd's death renewed calls to remove Confederate monuments, some cities formally decided to protect them.

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Court: Government Can End Protections For Some 300,000 Immigrants

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A federal appeals court dealt a setback to some immigrants living in the U.S. under protected status, ruling the administration can proceed with plans to send them back to their countries.

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Biden Pledges To Dismantle Trump's Sweeping Immigration Changes — But Can He Do That?

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Trump administration has undertaken more than 400 executive actions on immigration, according to the Migration Policy Institute. Biden has vowed to roll back many policies — but faces obstacles.

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A Priest, An Editor And A Mariachi Player Talk Life In The Rio Grande Amid COVID-19

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Their work and lives have been upended in this region devastated by the coronavirus, and where poverty and preexisting conditions like diabetes, hypertension and obesity are prevalent.

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How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Disrupted Life In The Rio Grande Valley

Sunday, September 06, 2020

A mariachi musician, a newspaper editor, and a priest talk about how they have seen their lives upended by the coronavirus in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina's Impact, 15 Years Later

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has better levees, better schools, more restaurants, more renovated houses, and yet, some storm-slammed neighborhoods are still blighted.

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Hurricane Laura's Aftermath

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura roared ashore Thursday along the Louisiana coast. The storm flooded homes and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Emergency responders are assessing the extent of the damage.

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