John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.
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Court: Government Can End Protections For Some 300,000 Immigrants

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has vowed to roll back many of President Trump's immigrations policies — but he faces obstacles. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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Biden Pledges To Dismantle Trump's Sweeping Immigration Changes — But Can He Do That?

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Hector Guerra, right and Juan Carlos Sanchez, from El Mariachi Continental, make their way to a funeral service in Donna, Texas on Aug. 21. Verónica G. Cardenas/for NPR hide caption

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A Priest, An Editor And A Mariachi Player Talk Life In The Rio Grande Amid COVID-19

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How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Disrupted Life In The Rio Grande Valley

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina's Impact, 15 Years Later

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Hurricane Laura's Aftermath

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Laura Comes Ashore On The Gulf Coast As A Category 4 Hurricane

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Hurricane Laura Approaches Gulf Coast

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Tropical Storm Marco, Followed By Laura, To Bring Rain And Flooding In Louisiana

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The Gulf Of Mexico Braces For 2 Dangerous Storm Systems

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection is testing mobile surveillance towers like this one, parked at the Border Security Expo in San Antonio, to improve the tracking of illegal crossers. Critics of the border wall say the government should favor virtual technology over steel and concrete. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Border Patrol Faulted For Favoring Steel And Concrete Wall Over High-Tech Solutions

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Demetria McFarland, a teacher who is spearheading the move to relocate the Confederate statue, says growing up in Marshall, Texas, "We always knew what it stood for. It was just one of those taboo things." John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

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Trump Administration Defies Court, Won't Accept New DACA Applications

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Federal police stand guard on Salmon Street after pushing protesters away from the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse on Tuesday in Portland, Ore. The federal police response to the ongoing protests against racial inequality has been criticized by city and state elected officials. Nathan Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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Border Patrol Response To Portland Unrest: Straying From Mission Or Continuing One?

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Channing Concho, left, and American Horse photograph themselves in front of a memorial after a sculpture of Spanish conquistador Juan de Onate was removed on June 16, 2020 in Albuquerque. Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Statues Of Conquistador Juan De Oñate Come Down As New Mexico Wrestles With History

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