John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

To Curb Illegal Immigration, DHS Separating Families At The Border

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Separating undocumented families to discourage them from coming to the U.S. is not a stated policy of the Trump administration. But activists say it has been quietly growing in frequency.


How 1 Texas Sheriff Is Partnering With ICE On The Issue Of Undocumented Immigrants

Thursday, February 22, 2018

A sheriff on the coastal bend of Texas is a gung-ho partner of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback calls his county non-sanctuary. He contacts ICE whenever he has an undocumented immigrant in custody, and thinks every jail administrator in the country should.


Immigrants Are Scrambling To Submit Petitions For Family Members To Come To U.S.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Facing a new law that slashes family-based immigration, immigrants who are legally in the U.S. are scrambling to legal offices to petition for visas for loved ones abroad to come here.


FBI Says They Have No Evidence That Border Patrol Agent's Death Was A Homicide

Thursday, February 08, 2018

There has been a big development in the mysterious death of a Border Patrol agent beside a remote highway in West Texas last year. The case received national attention because President Trump speculated it was a brutal murder committed by smugglers. The FBI now says, after an exhaustive investigation, that they have found no evidence the officer's death was a homicide.


At Border Security Expo In Texas, Emphasis Isn't On Steel And Concrete Barriers

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

As President Trump pushes for an immigration deal that would expand his immigration crackdown on Capitol Hill, administration officials, vendors and law enforcement are gathering in San Antonio for a border security expo.


Trump's ICE Deportations Are Up From Obama's Figures, Data Show

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Year-end figures analyzed by NPR show deportations to all countries — from the Middle East to Africa to Asia — have increased sharply under President Trump compared to Obama's last year in office.


Undocumented Irish Caught In Trump's Immigration Dragnet

Monday, January 22, 2018

Mexicans, Central Americans and Haitians make up most people removed from the U.S. But year-end figures analyzed by NPR show that deportations to the rest of the world have jumped 24 percent.


DHS Data Offers Look At How Arrest Pattern Have Changed Under Trump Administration

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Fewer people are trying to sneak across the Southwest border, while more undocumented immigrants are being picked up in the interior of the country, according to data released by the Homeland Security Department. It's the most comprehensive data to date on how arrest patterns have changed dramatically under the Trump administration.


The Tempest At Galveston: 'We Knew There Was A Storm Coming, But We Had No Idea'

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Great Galveston Storm of 1900 destroyed two-thirds of the Texas city and heavily damaged surviving structures. It remains the most deadly natural disaster and worst hurricane in U.S. history.


Schools In Sutherland Springs Working To Help Students Cope With Church Shooting

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Two of the people shot and killed inside the Sutherland Springs church on Sunday attended a local school. Following their deaths, the school district is trying to figure how to help their classmates deal with what happened.


Vice President Pence Visits Small Texas Community Following Deadly Shooting

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

On the day that Vice President Pence visits Sutherland Springs, Texas to console victims of Sunday's church shooting, people in the town are still reacting to and reflecting on what's happened to the small community.


In Texas, Many Believe Carrying Guns With Them Will Prevent The Next Massacre

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Those who live around Sutherland Springs, Texas, may still be questioning why a gunman shot up a Baptist church during Sunday worship. But they're not at all confused about how citizens should respond. Many believe the best way to stop the next massacre is to pack a pistol everywhere they go.


Texas Officials Say Domestic Situation With Gunman's Family Could Be Link To Church

Monday, November 06, 2017

Authorities in Texas have said that there was a domestic situation going on with the family of the gunman from Sunday's shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. At least 26 people were killed.


Gunman Opens Fire On Texas Congregation, More Than 2 Dozen Killed

Monday, November 06, 2017

Federal authorities are investigating a shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small community southeast of San Antonio. Gov. Abbott confirmed at least 26 people were killed.


26 Killed In Mass Shooting At Texas Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's John Burnett talks about the shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.


What We Know From The Scene: Texas Church Shooting

Sunday, November 05, 2017

NPR's Noel King gets the latest details of the mass shooting in Sutherland Spring, Texas, from NPR's John Burnett and Colin Dwyer.


Fearing Checkpoints, Undocumented Immigrants Cut Off From Medical Care

Friday, November 03, 2017

Those who live north of the border, but south of a string of Border Patrol checkpoints, say they feel trapped in what some call "the cage."


Lawyers Sue To Demand Release Of Undocumented Child With Cerebral Palsy

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

The federal lawsuit claims the 10-year-old girl has a constitutional right to be in her parents' care. Border Patrol agents detained her last week following emergency surgery.


10-Year-Old Girl Is Detained By Border Patrol After Emergency Surgery

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rosa Maria Hernandez, who came illegally to the U.S. from Mexico when she was 3 months old, was being transferred between hospitals in Texas when the ambulance was stopped by federal officers.


DHS Under Pressure Over Alleged Violation Of Policies On Sensitive Locations

Friday, October 20, 2017

More than 100 members of Congress have called on the Department of Homeland Security to rein in agents who are reportedly apprehending undocumented immigrants in places such as hospitals.