Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Texas Reporter Awarded Journalism Medal

"The 2011 Casey Medal judges credited Melissa del Bosque for her
unusual "initiative, determination and bravery" in reporting "Children
of the Exodus
." She describes what it was like to dedicate herself to
reporting this important story, which explored what happened to
unaccompanied minors deported to Mexico by the U.S. government.  … Said del Bosque: 'Until the U.S. and Mexican governments address the poverty that
pushes immigrants to make the perilous journey across the border, these
children won't stop trying to reunite with their parents or looking for
work in the United States. Even if the U.S. government puts soldiers on
the