John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

Government Plans Dramatic Expansion Of Migrant Child Shelters

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The government wants to avoid the kind of scandal that occurred in Clint, Texas, where scores of immigrant children were warehoused together.

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Trump Administration To Put $3 Billion Into Network Of Shelters For Migrant Children

Monday, July 01, 2019

The Trump administration is pumping $3 billion into shelter network for migrant children after reports of kids held in squalid Border Patrol cells. But critics don't want these kids confined at all.

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Acting Commissioner Of Customs And Border Protection Announces He Will Resign

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

John Sanders, the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, plans to step down. The agency has come under fire for about 300 migrant children detained in unsanitary conditions.

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Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Plans To Step Down

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials say. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

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After Outcry, Migrant Children Moved From Squalid Texas Border Facility

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Hundreds of children — detained in a remote Border Patrol station in southwest Texas without adequate food, water and sanitation — have been moved after news of the conditions became public.

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High Court Strikes Down Law That Barred Trademarking 'Immoral' Words

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Supreme Court threw out a ban on trademarks with "immoral" or "scandalous" content. That clears the path for a clothing line with a four-letter brand to win a trademark, but what about others?

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ICE Plans Large-Scale Raids

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan defended his plan to arrest and deport thousands of migrant families in an interview with NPR.

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'We Have No Choice': Acting ICE Director Defends Planned Immigration Raids

Friday, June 21, 2019

In an interview with NPR, Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan says his agency is only enforcing the law. "So what are our options?" he asked. "They've had due process."

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How The Trump Administration's 'Zero Tolerance' Policy Changed The Immigration Debate

Thursday, June 20, 2019

A year has passed since the Trump administration's family separation policy was rescinded. It sparked a national outcry and changed the immigration debate in America.

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Encore: New Orleans Music Legend Dr. John Dies At 77

Saturday, June 08, 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, died Thursday at age 77. He was a giant of New Orleans rhythm & blues in the 1950s and 1960s.

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New Orleans Music Legend Dr. John Dies At 77

Friday, June 07, 2019

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, died Thursday at age 77. He was a giant of New Orleans rhythm & blues in the 1950s and '60s.

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As The Line Into America Slows, Communities Form, And Wait, On The Mexican Side

Monday, June 03, 2019

U.S. border officials strictly limit the number of asylum seekers they allow to legally cross ports of entry every day, creating an enormous backlog of migrants in places like Matamoros.

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'Thank God We're OK.' Migrants Tell Of Conditions In A Texas Holding Facility

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The facility was shut down for 24 hours after 32 detainees got sick with the flu. A 16-year-old who had gotten sick there later died at another Border Patrol station.

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Largest Migrant Processing Center In U.S. Briefly Shutdown After Flu Cases

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection briefly shut down its largest migrant processing center in South Texas after 32 migrants became ill with the flu.

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Border Facility Temporarily Suspends Migrant Intake After 32 Identified With Flu

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.

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After Grim Deaths In The Borderlands, An Effort To Find Out Who Migrants Were

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

More than 200 migrants die attempting to cross the Southwest border each year. Slowly, scientists at a Texas laboratory are seeking the story of their bones.

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Operation Identification Helps Repatriate Remains Of Migrants Who Don't Make It

Monday, May 20, 2019

Thousands of migrants continue to stream across the U.S.-Mexico border every day. Some try to evade capture. Operation Identification helps to repatriate the remains of those who don't make it.

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Guatemalan Toddler Apprehended At U.S. Border Dies After Weeks In Hospital

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The child's mother informed federal agents that her 2 ½-year-old son was sick after they were taken into custody last month on the north bank of the Rio Grande in El Paso, Texas, U.S. officials say.

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Office of Refugee Resettlement Reviewing Death Of 16-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy

Thursday, May 02, 2019

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died of a brain infection Tuesday after spending days in custody of the U.S. Health and Human Services. The boy crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone last month.

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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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