Category: Impact 2019–Immigration Status
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Andre Liohn / Wall Street Journal
Abraham Pineda-Jacome / Zuma Press
Jacob Garcia / Reuters
Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times
Award of Excellence
A man drags his child through the water as he wades across the Rio Grande river in hopes of reaching the United States to ask for asylum. He was carrying a second child on his head when the boy wearing a child's "Frozen" backpack lost his footing. As President Trump clamps down on asylum seekers coming to the United States, the number of migrants arriving from the African continent and from Haiti continues to rise.