John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

What's Next For Immigration As Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Leaves

Monday, April 08, 2019

President Trump has signaled he'll take a tougher approach to immigration after the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and as migrant families continue to cross the border.

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Coyotes' Boomtown: Picking Up The Migrant Trail On The Way To The U.S.-Mexico Border

Monday, April 08, 2019

Migrants from Central America who end up in the U.S. must cross the Guatemala-Mexico border, where immigration control is light to nonexistent. Quicker journeys are spurring more illegal immigration.

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How One Guatemalan Town Has Changed With The Flow Of Migrants Passing Through

Friday, April 05, 2019

Central Americans streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border are traveling along well established smuggling routes through Mexico. Gracias a Dios, Guatemala, has become a busy smuggling staging area.

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Latin America's Open Borders Encourage Migrants To Travel To The U.S.

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

At Mexico's southern border, migrants can cross over from Guatemala for a price. The U.S. threatens to close its border unless Mexico slows migrants' travels. Many make their way to El Paso, Texas.

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Fake Birth Certificates A Growing Problem Amid Migrant Family Surge

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm about "fake families" amid a surge of Central Americans crossing the southern border. Immigrant advocates say they're just trying to make it to the U.S.

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Fake Birth Certificates And 'Fake Families' Amid Migrant Surge At Border

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Trump administration is warning of "fake families" and fraudulent documents amid the surge of families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A Surge Of Migrants Strains Border Patrol As El Paso Becomes Latest Hot Spot

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Border Patrol is bringing in more agents and asking the Pentagon for help as thousands of migrants continue to cross the U.S.-Mexico border each day.

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Migrant Surge In El Paso Strains Border Patrol

Monday, March 25, 2019

El Paso is the new illegal crossing hot spot on the southern border. Officials say they have run out of room to process migrants, and they're encountering more and more infectious diseases.

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A Honduran Father Is Reunited With His Daughter, 10 Months After Being Separated

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Jose Eduardo was separated from his daughter Yaimy after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border last spring. He was deported, but his daughter remained in U.S. custody. Now, he has returned to find her.

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Migrant Families Arrive In Busloads As Border Crossings Hit 10-Year High

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

The system is "overwhelmed," says Manuel Padilla, director of Joint Task Force-West. The migrants apprehended at the Southern border in February made for the highest monthly total in almost a decade.

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Humanitarian Crisis At The Southern Border Builds, Border Patrol Says

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Agents apprehended some 60,000 people last month — about 12,000 more immigrants than they picked up in January. The majority arrested are families, and children traveling alone or without a parent.

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WATCH: Border Wall Prototypes Destroyed, Making Way For New Fencing

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Eight steel-and-concrete mock-ups of border wall prototypes were put up near the San Diego-Tijuana border in 2017. They were supposed to represent the "next generation" of border barriers.

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Rep. Ted Deutch Releases Details Of Sexually Abused Migrant Children

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Thousands of unaccompanied migrant children have reported being sexually abused while in U.S. government custody. The numbers were detailed in documents released by a Democratic congressman.

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Migrant Youth Go From A Children's Shelter To Adult Detention On Their 18th Birthday

Friday, February 22, 2019

In two-thirds of over 1,500 cases from April 2016 to February 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement put migrant youth into detention when they turned 18, according to government data.

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Inside The Largest And Most Controversial Shelter For Migrant Children In The U.S.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

A temporary shelter has been contracted south of Miami to house more than 2,000 migrant children. It is the nation's only corporate, for-profit migrant youth shelter.

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Florida Shelter Is Scrutinized For The Way It Handles Migrant Children

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Hundreds of migrant children are housed at a South Florida shelter, which is under scrutiny because it's the only one to be run by a for-profit corporation and is not overseen by state regulators.

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Lawsuits Allege 'Grave Harm' To Immigrant Children In Detention

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Over 10,000 immigrant children are in U.S. custody. In the past year, lawyers say at least 170 willing sponsors were arrested and put in deportation proceedings after coming forward for the child.

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Lawsuit Alleges Migrant Children Are Used To Catch Other Undocumented Immigrants

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The Trump administration is using a system that is meant to help migrant children to deport the kids and their families, according to several lawsuits filed around the country.

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Trump Pitches 3-Year Extention Of DACA Protections For Border Wall Funding

Saturday, January 19, 2019

President Trump proposed a deal to congressional Democrats that would protect recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in exchange for $5.7 billion to fund the border wall.

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Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Before family separation became an official and controversial policy of the Trump administration, federal immigration agents separated "thousands" of migrant children from their parents.

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