John Burnett John Burnett is the Southwest Correspondent on the National Desk.
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Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts Continue Amid Criticisms

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Marilee Dominguez (right) speaks on the phone with her sister-in-law in Costa Rica inside Derkes Pharmacy in Guayama, Puerto Rico. The owner of the store, Ana Rita Sued, (center) has made her phone with a satellite connection available to residents so they can contact relatives and friends outside of Puerto Rico. Angel Valentin for NPR hide caption

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'We're Alive': Guayama Residents Reach Family On Town's One Working Phone

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U.S. Border Patrol Concentrates On Recruiting Younger People

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Flights Are Picking Up At Puerto Rico Airport, But The FAA Is Concerned About Radar Damage

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Irma and Oscar Sanchez were apprehended by the Border Patrol when they took their infant son, Isaac, to a children's hospital to have emergency surgery. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation

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Father John Tran stands in St. Peter Catholic Church in Rockport, Texas, on Thursday. About 200 people from the Vietnamese community attend the church. Father Tran, a Franciscan priest, has been there since July 2016. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Coastal Vietnamese Community Leans On Faith, And Each Other, To Rebuild After Harvey

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(Left) Flooded neigborhoods can be seen in New Orleans in 2005. (Right) Flooded homes are shown near Lake Houston following Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 30. Kyle Niemi/U.S. Coast Guard;Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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'Show Me Your Papers' Law Temporarily Blocked By Federal Judge

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Troy King navigates his boat through a flooded portion of Highway 90 in Houston on his way to rescue the Galvan family. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Riding With A Rescue Mission In The Surreal, Perilous Texas Floods

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Rescue Operations Continue In Houston

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A bus is stuck in the flooded Interstate 10 in Houston on Monday. Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, made landfall on the Texas coast near Corpus Christi on Friday. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Flood Of 'Texas Navy' Private Citizens Help In Houston Rescue Efforts

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Immigration Crackdown Stalls Many Harvey Victims From Seeking Help

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Amid Flooding, Houston Braces For More Rain From Harvey

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Hurricane Harvey Gets Downgraded To Tropical Storm

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