John Burnett appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The Trump administration faces the same challenge as its predecessors: if you cannot detain immigrant families, how do you ensure they show up for hearings and deportation?
Friday, July 13, 2018
Lawyers for the federal government updated a judge in San Diego Friday, saying the government has reunified 57 of the 103 children under the age of 5, claiming the others are ineligible for reunification.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
A federal judge is allowing more time to return all children under 5 who were separated from their parents at the border.
Monday, July 09, 2018
Tuesday is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite migrant parents separated from their children under the age of 5 at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Friday, July 06, 2018
Lawyers from the ACLU and the federal government appear in a San Diego courtroom Friday to update a federal judge on compliance with the order to reunite families separated at the border.
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
In the case of a Honduran asylum-seeker jailed in Texas, ICE appears to be defying a court order to reunite parents and separated children as soon as possible, by setting bond amounts impossibly high.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Now that President Trump no longer can separate migrant families detained at the border, his administration is preparing to lock them up together — an arrangement with many critics and legal limits.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
The government says it is "working as fast as we possibly can" but that the reunification process takes time because sponsors need to be vetted before children are released to them.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Federal officials are trying to quell outrage over migrant families and their advocates describing bureaucratic obstacles and frantic searches for children who were separated from their parents and sent to youth shelters around the country.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Families will no longer be separated once they illegally cross the U.S. border, but the government has yet to figure out where they will put families.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
President Trump met with Republican lawmakers to discuss immigration legislation. Also, we have the latest on the uproar over immigrant family separations and President Trump's tariffs on China.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
We have the latest on the Trump administration's policy of separating families of people who illegally cross the border and Republican discussions of overhauling immigration policy.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Prior administrations tried their own versions of the "zero tolerance" policy. The government learned there is no proof that prosecuting all illegal border crossers deters them from coming.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Nine family members—from 58 years to nine months— make a fourth attempt to cross an international bridge between Matamoros, Mexico and Brownsville, Texas.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Casa Padre is a former Walmart Super Center converted into living, recreation and dining quarters for 1,469 immigrant boys ages 10 to 17.
Friday, June 08, 2018
Last month, they waded across the Rio Grande with their eight- and nine-year-old sons. One woman testified that she believed she and her boy would be released until their court date.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
With stories of family separation at the border in the news, NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Denise Gilman, the lawyer for a one woman who's in detention, thousands of miles from her two sons who crossed the border with her.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
The White House outlined the administration's long-term plans for the detention of immigrant families on Tuesday. Officials said they would like to detain parents and their children together, but are hamstrung by the lack of detention space and rules governing the care of immigrant children. Immigrant advocates have condemned the separation of families.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Federal and state authorities are investigating the shooting death of a young immigrant along the U.S.-Mexico border. Few details about the incident have been released.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Not long after the shootings at Santa Fe High School, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he would host a series of roundtable discussions on school safety — saying more needs to be done than just "prayers."