John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

Unskilled Jobs Draw Migrants, Changing Face Of Small Towns Across America

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.

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Border Wall Rising In Arizona, Raises Concerns Among Conservationists, Native Tribes

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.

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Border Wall Construction In Arizona Bulldozes Cactus Columns

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.

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Investigations Of Fatal Shootings On The Border Can Drag On For Years

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.

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7-Year Delay In Border Patrol Use-Of-Force Case Is Emblematic Of A Larger Problem

Friday, September 06, 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.

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El Salvador, U.S. Reach Deal On Out-Migration

Saturday, August 31, 2019

The Trump Administration has inked a deal to help El Salvador with the root causes of out-migration to the US.

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Criminals Target Migrants In Mexico Seeking U.S. Asylum

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

In border towns such as Nuevo Laredo, more than 30,000 asylum-seekers are waiting for their day in U.S. immigration court. But criminal elements prey on these migrants who fled their homes.

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Inside A Family Detention Center In Texas That Will Soon Re-Open

Friday, August 23, 2019

NPR takes a look inside the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. It is one of the nation's largest immigrant detention centers and it's reserved for families.

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Migrants In Mexico Seeking U.S. Asylum Wait Amid Dangerous Conditions

Friday, August 23, 2019

More than 30,000 asylum-seekers are waiting in border towns such as Nuevo Laredo, where cartels and gangs wreak havoc. Criminal elements target migrants who fled their Central American homes.

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Employers Struggle With Hiring Undocumented Workers: 'You Cannot Hire American Here'

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Unauthorized immigrants often do manual, low-paying jobs, and employers say they have no choice but to hire them. But the White House and advocates for lower immigration say the law is the law.

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Restaurant Owners Grapple With Hiring Undocumented Immigrants

Friday, August 16, 2019

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids at chicken processing plants in Mississippi last week raised an old debate: Who will do these jobs if not immigrant workers?

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Migrant Crisis Is Moving South To Mexican Border Towns

Monday, August 12, 2019

As a consequence of President Trump's remain in Mexico policy, the number of migrants waiting in Mexican border cities is growing. Shelters along the Texas border are reporting a commensurate drop.

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In Starr County, Texas, Trump's Border Wall 'Still Highly Unpopular'

Friday, August 02, 2019

Some residents are deeply skeptical of the border wall, fearing it will aggravate flooding problems and cut them off culturally from the Rio Grande river that has defined this landscape.

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Texas Residents Fear Border Wall Will Increase Flooding

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Plans for a stretch of President Trump's border wall are under way in Starr County, Texas. Trump wants to stop drugs and migrants from crossing, but residents fear the wall will increase flooding.

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What Trump's Wall Means For Starr County, Texas

Thursday, August 01, 2019

President Trump is expected to accelerate the building of his border wall. In Starr County, Texas, they're about to build the longest stretch of new wall under Trump.

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Judge In California Blocks Trump Administration's New Asylum Rule

Thursday, July 25, 2019

A federal judge in San Francisco blocked a Trump administration rule requiring most asylum-seekers to ask for protection in another country before they cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Defends Agency's Decisions

Friday, July 19, 2019

Mark Morgan, acting head of Customs and Border Protection, addresses the Trump administration new asylum rule. He says it's being rolled out as a small "pilot."

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Says New Asylum Rule In 'Pilot' Phase

Thursday, July 18, 2019

"Although the new federal regulation allows us to apply that all 2,000 miles along the Southwest border, we're not going to do that," Mark Morgan told NPR.

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Nationwide Immigration Raids That Were Ordered By Trump Didn't Happen

Monday, July 15, 2019

The Trump administration had promised that ICE would begin apprehending thousands of migrants over the weekend. However, large-scale arrests of those with removal orders failed to materialize.

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New Emergency Shelter For Migrant Children Opens In Carrizo Springs, Texas

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

A new emergency shelter opening in Texas means fewer migrant children will be held in squalid Border Patrol holding cells. But there is growing opposition to what critics are calling "child camps."

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