John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

Opposite Sides Of Border Closure: Laredo, Texas, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Friday, March 27, 2020

The U.S. last week closed its borders with Canada and Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. At the southern border, the closure is affecting life on both the U.S. and Mexico sides.


Trump Closes U.S. Borders. Immigration Grinds To A Halt

Thursday, March 19, 2020

President Trump plans to seal off the U.S-Mexico border to migrants under a law intended to protect the country from communicable disease. The border with Canada is closed to non-essential travel.


U.S. Coronavirus Screenings Trigger Airport Bottlenecks

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Passengers on flights from Europe were stuck in long, crowded lines at some airports in the U.S. as new guidelines began for overseas travel.


A Migrant Father Sends His Son To The U.S.: 'I Know That He's Safe'

Monday, March 09, 2020

More parents are sending children across the Gateway International Bridge to Brownsville, Texas, to get them away from squalid, dangerous conditions in a displaced persons camp in Matamoros, Mexico.


More Kids Are Making The Dangerous Trip Across Texas-Mexico Border

Friday, March 06, 2020

In a refugee camp just across the Texas-Mexico border, more and more parents are sending their children across the international bridge, alone, to get them away from squalid, dangerous conditions.


Federal Court Blocks 'Remain In Mexico' Program For Central American Asylum Seekers

Friday, February 28, 2020

A federal appeals court in California has blocked the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program, which required asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their day in U.S. immigration court.


Between President Trump's Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A 'No Man's Land'

Friday, February 14, 2020

Because of worries about flooding, the border wall is often built as much as a mile north of the Rio Grande, leaving thousands of isolated acres between the water and the wall.


White House Rules Would Restrict Foreign Travelers From Coming To U.S.

Friday, January 24, 2020

President Trump is again restricting foreign travelers to the U.S. The administration has announced an expanded travel ban, and a rule denying visas to some pregnant women.


$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly

Sunday, January 19, 2020

The costs keep piling up for Trump's border wall which has a current pricetag of $11 billion — nearly $20 million per mile. It's more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world.


At $11 Billion And Counting, Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Expensive

Friday, January 17, 2020

President Trump's border wall comes at a staggering cost: $11 billion, or nearly $20 million per mile. It's already the most expensive border wall in the world, and the costs keep piling up.


Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That's Been 40 Years In The Making

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Construction of the Trump administration's border wall has been slowed by difficulties acquiring private land, so the government is prioritizing construction inside federal nature sanctuaries.


Acquiring Private Land Is Slowing Trump's Border Wall

Friday, December 20, 2019

In South Texas, there's skepticism that President Trump will get the 450 miles of wall he wants by Election Day. Construction is behind schedule because of how difficult it is to take private land.


Arrest Of Genaro Garcia Luna Shocks Mexico

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Mexico's top cop is being charged with taking millions of dollars in bribes from the Sinaloa cartel in exchange for sensitive information and safe passage of drug shipments.


'I Want To Be Sure My Son Is Safe': Asylum-Seekers Send Children Across Border Alone

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Some migrant parents who were told to wait in Mexico under President Trump's asylum policies are sending their children, unaccompanied, across the bridge to surrender to U.S. agents.


U.S.-Canada Border Community's Culture Changes As Security Tightens

Thursday, November 21, 2019

While the wall and asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have drawn a lot of attention, heightened security at the northern border has changed the character of the once-neighborly frontier.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.