John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.
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Fake Birth Certificates And 'Fake Families' Amid Migrant Surge At Border

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Migrants trudge along the border fence to a waiting bus after turning themselves in to the Border Patrol at the U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso, Texas. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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A Surge Of Migrants Strains Border Patrol As El Paso Becomes Latest Hot Spot

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Migrant Surge In El Paso Strains Border Patrol

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Jose Eduardo hugs his 15-year-old daughter Yaimy, 10 months after they were separated at the U.S. border. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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A Honduran Father Is Reunited With His Daughter, 10 Months After Being Separated

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Honduran migrants surrender to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing a border wall into the United States. According to new federal data, the number of migrants apprehended crossing the border in recent months has surged. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Migrant Families Arrive In Busloads As Border Crossings Hit 10-Year High

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Humanitarian Crisis At The Southern Border Builds, Border Patrol Says

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In 2017 the Trump Administration put up eight border wall prototypes to demonstrate the "next generation" of border barriers. On Wednesday, all but one were demolished. Max Rivlin-Nadler for NPR hide caption

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Rep. Ted Deutch Releases Details Of Sexually Abused Migrant Children

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Children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children. Once youth turn 18, they are aged out of the children's shelter and are at risk of being placed in an adult detention facility. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Migrant Youth Go From A Children's Shelter To Adult Detention On Their 18th Birthday

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Nearly 1,600 teenage migrants are housed at a temporary emergency shelter in Florida run by a for-profit company. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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Florida Shelter Is Scrutinized For The Way It Handles Migrant Children

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An asylum-seeking boy from Central America runs down a hallway in December after arriving at a shelter in San Diego. Immigrant advocates say they are suing the U.S. government for allegedly detaining immigrant children too long and improperly refusing to release them to relatives. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Lawsuits Allege 'Grave Harm' To Immigrant Children In Detention

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Lawsuit Alleges Migrant Children Are Used To Catch Other Undocumented Immigrants

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Trump Pitches 3-Year Extension Of DACA Protections For Border Wall Funding

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Teen migrants wait in line inside the Tornillo detention camp in Tornillo, Texas, in December 2018. Andres Leighton/AP hide caption

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Federal Immigration Agents Separated More Migrant Children Than Previously Thought

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