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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More Questions On Immigration, Borders And Travel During The Coronavirus Epidemic

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Questions On Immigration, Borders And Travel During The Coronavirus Epidemic

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Stefon Harris — Vibraphonist, Educator, Thinker — Teaches Empathy From The Bandstand

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Gateway to the Americas Bridge connecting Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, has been nearly empty. On a normal day, about 10,000 people cross from Nuevo Laredo into Laredo. This week, it's barely a trickle. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Life On The U.S.-Mexico Frontier Dramatically Altered By Partial Border Shutdown

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Opposite Sides Of Border Closure: Laredo, Texas, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

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Trump Closes U.S. Borders. Immigration Grinds To A Halt

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U.S. Coronavirus Screenings Trigger Airport Bottlenecks

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Marvin Joel is currently living in a Dallas suburb. Soon he will turn 18 and apply for asylum as an adult, while his father languishes in a refugee camp in Matamoros, unable to join him. Allison V. Smith for NPR hide caption

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A Migrant Father Sends His Son To The U.S.: 'I Know That He's Safe'

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More Kids Are Making The Dangerous Trip Across Texas-Mexico Border

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Federal Court Blocks 'Remain In Mexico' Program For Central American Asylum Seekers

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Juliet García, former president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, stands behind the border wall. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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Between President Trump's Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A 'No Man's Land'

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White House Rules Would Restrict Foreign Travelers From Coming To U.S.

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A new section of the border wall is seen in November 2019 south of Donna, Texas. Trump's 576-mile border wall is expected to cost nearly $20 million per mile, which is more expensive than any other wall under construction in the world. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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$11 Billion And Counting: Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Costly

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At $11 Billion And Counting, Trump's Border Wall Would Be The World's Most Expensive

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A white-tailed deer emerges from the brush. The Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge has some of the richest biological diversity in North America — with 1,200 plants, 300 butterflies, and 700 vertebrates, of which 520 are birds. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption

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Border Wall Threatens National Wildlife Refuge That's Been 40 Years In The Making

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