John Burnett

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Trump Calls For New Restrictions On Asylum-Seekers

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

President Trump issued new orders Monday, making it harder for immigrants coming to the U.S. to ask for protection. The new policy denies work permits and limits time in immigration court.

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New Mexico County Declares Local Emergency Over Abandoned Border Patrol Checkpoints

Friday, April 26, 2019

Six Border Patrol checkpoints in southern New Mexico and Texas are temporarily closed as agents were diverted to the border. Local officials worry illegal narcotics are flowing northward unchecked.

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New Mexico County Declares State Of Emergency Over Abandoned Checkpoints

Thursday, April 25, 2019

A New Mexico county declared a state of emergency over fears that drugs are freely flowing after the U.S. Border Patrol, beleaguered by a surge of migrants, closed a highway checkpoint last month.

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After Felony Conviction, Iraq War Veteran Faces Deportation To Mexico

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Edgar Baltazar Garcia got into some serious trouble after he came home from war. Now, he faces deportation over a felony conviction unless an immigration judge decides to let him stay in the U.S.

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Arrest Fuels Debate Over Right-Wing Groups Who Patrol Southwest Border

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The alleged leader of an armed militia group that has intercepted and detained migrant families along the southern border in New Mexico was charged with federal firearms offenses on Monday.

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More Than 3,100 Migrants Found With Fake Documents In Past Year, Federal Agents Say

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The Trump administration says migrants are gaming the asylum system to gain entry into the U.S. Border agents say they're encountering more "fake families" among Central American migrants.

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Trump Administration Mulls Tougher Immigration Policies Amid DHS Shake-Up

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The Trump administration wants to toughen border enforcement and deter asylum-seekers. New figures show that more than 100,000 migrants were apprehended at the U.S. Southern border in March.

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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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