John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

Trump Readies National Guard To Monitor U.S.-Mexico Border

Thursday, April 05, 2018

President Trump is directing the Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security to work with governors to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A Border Patrol Agent Dies Mysteriously. The Sheriff Has A Simple Theory

Monday, April 02, 2018

President Trump said Agent Rogelio Martinez was attacked by immigrants. Investigators conducted 650 interviews, mounted horses to look for human tracks and studied license plates. They got nowhere.

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Reporting From the Quagmire

Friday, March 30, 2018

Two NPR journalists reflect on their days reporting in Iraq in 2003. 

Terrifying Bombings Leave Cracks In Austin's Facade Of Cool

Sunday, March 25, 2018

The string of attacks on the weirdness-loving Texas capital served to confirm that Austin rapidly has grown past the small town it once was, and surfaced memories of past dark incidents and attitudes.

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Investigators Trying To Piece Together Final Days Of Austin Bomber's Life

Thursday, March 22, 2018

In Austin, Texas, investigators are still piecing together what transpired during the final days the man's life who built and left bombs around the city. They still haven't determined his motive.

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Texas Authorities Continuing To Gather Information About Austin Bomber

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Authorities in Texas are piecing together what they know about the man they say built a series of bombs. The 23-year-old killed himself Wednesday as authorities moved in to capture him.

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Suspect In Austin Bombings Kills Himself, Police In Texas Say

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley, speaking at a news conference early Wednesday, says the suspect died after a chase and standoff with police officers. He urged residents to stay cautious.

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Austin Bombing Latest

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Multiple sources report that a suspect in the spree of Texas bombings killed himself as police were about to apprehend him.

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Texas Law Enforcement Working To Find Motive Behind Austin Bombings

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

In Austin, Texas, investigators are trying to figure out why someone is targeting the city with a series of bombs. A fifth package exploded Tuesday morning at a FedEx distribution center.

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Texas Police Respond To A 5th Package Explosion

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Authorities in Texas report that a package — believed to be bound for Austin exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio. This comes after four bombs have exploded in Austin, killing 2 people.

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'I'm Ready To Call 911': Austin On Edge With 'Serial Bomber' At Large

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The fifth bomb in less than three weeks has unnerved the Texas capital. More than 500 investigators and bomb techs are working to catch whoever is behind the explosions.

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See The 20+ Immigration Activists Arrested Under Trump

Friday, March 16, 2018

Immigration advocates assert that federal immigration agents are increasingly targeting activists who oppose them. ICE rejects the assertion.

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Immigration Advocates Warn ICE Is Retaliating For Activism

Friday, March 16, 2018

ICE denies the allegations, saying it does not target immigrants for holding advocacy positions.

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Activists: 1st Amendment Rights Of Undocumented Immigrants Are Often Violated

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Immigrant advocates say undocumented activists have been arrested, threatened with deportation, or fined as the Trump administration grows ever more aggressive in its immigration enforcement.

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Immigrant Advocates Claim ICE Is Targeting And Deporting Them For Speaking Out

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Immigrant advocates across the country are accusing federal immigration authorities of using deportation as a tool to silence activists. Federal lawsuits have identified 16 undocumented immigrant leaders who have been arrested nationwide.

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Texas Voters Pay Attention To The Hot Button Issue Of Immigration

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Immigration policy has been a leading issue in national politics, and it has special resonance in Texas, which is holding the first primary in the new election season.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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