John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.
John Burnett at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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At Border Security Expo In Texas, Emphasis Isn't On Steel And Concrete Barriers

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Trump's ICE Deportations Are Up From Obama's Figures, Data Show

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Dylan O'Riordan, 19, has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement for four months and is scheduled to be put on a plane to Dublin later this week. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Undocumented Irish Caught In Trump's Immigration Dragnet

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Francisco Vasquez at work on the Prestige Oysters boat The Diplomat. Scott Dalton/for NPR hide caption

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Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

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A view of Buffalo Bayou and downtown Houston. The dirt along the banks shows the extent of the flooding during Hurricane Harvey. Scott Dalton/for NPR hide caption

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Hurricane Harvey Flooded Houston's Theater District, But It Won't Stop The Shows

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A U.S. Border Patrol officer stands near prototypes of President Trump's proposed border wall in San Diego. Border officers apprehended 310,531 people for being in the country illegally in fiscal 2017, a 25 percent decrease from the year before. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A house tipped on its side, with several boys standing in front, after the Great Galveston Storm in Texas. The storm remains the worst natural disaster and the worst hurricane in U.S. history. Library of Congress hide caption

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The Tempest At Galveston: 'We Knew There Was A Storm Coming, But We Had No Idea'

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A new Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility on this site in Conroe, Texas, will house up to 1,000 immigrants at a cost of $44 million a year to U.S. taxpayers. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Big Money As Private Immigrant Jails Boom

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Schools In Sutherland Springs Working To Help Students Cope With Church Shooting

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Vice President Pence Visits Small Texas Community Following Deadly Shooting

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Texas Officials Say Domestic Situation With Gunman's Family Could Be Link To Church

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