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Pulitzer Center Update April 3, 2020

Pulitzer Center Project Receives Overseas Press Club Award Citation

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Image by Omar Ornelas and Rebecca Plevin. Mexico, 2018.

For decades, people have migrated from the Mexican state of Guerrero for economic reasons. But now...

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Image by Omar Ornelas/The Desert Sun. United States, 2019.
Image by Omar Ornelas/The Desert Sun. United States, 2019.

On Thursday, April 2, the Overseas Press Club announced the citation winners for the OPC Awards for work published in 2019.

The Pulitzer Center project for The Desert Sun, USA Today and Animal Politico, "Fleeing Violence, Mexicans Seek Asylum in the U.S.," won a citation for the Madeline Dane Ross Award for international reporting in the print medium or digital showing a concern for the human condition. In their project, grantees Rebecca Plevin and Omar Ornelas report on the violence that compels Mexicans to flee Guerrero, one of the country's most violent states, and the struggles associated with gaining asylum in the United States.

To learn more about the awards and view the full list of winners, please visit the OPC website.


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