Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Migrants face bleak situation in camps south of the border


Reporters Maria Verza, Mexico City, and Nomaan Merchant, Houston, brought new attention to a growing humanitarian crisis with a pair of powerful, complementary stories on the bleak conditions facing migrants forced to wait at the U.S.-Mexico border under Trump administration policies. Verza reported that drug cartels and gangs are profiting from the policy by robbing and extorting the migrants, while Merchant revealed the dire medical conditions at a migrant camp just feet from U.S. soil.

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