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"I could easily have been deported this summer. But I'm just one of 11 million." - Jose Antonio Vargas, Sept. 8, 2014 .
"In our America, millions of households are mixed-status immigrant households. Like mine. Sitting behind me today is my Filipino-American family: my grandma Leonila, whom I love very much; my Aunt Aida Rivera, who helped raised...
"Speaking to journalists with The Institute for Justice and Journalism
at a conference at the University of Oklahoma this week, Vargas
explained that since his "coming out" as undocumented, he is not legally
able to be employed. Of...
"Starting today, a non-profit founded by Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, activist, and undocumented immigrant, will begin monitoring the use of the phrase "illegal immigrant" in the media, with the goal of shifting the conversation around...
"Have you seen it? Today, the cover of TIME Magazine
features the culmination of a yearlong journey. It is a reflection on
what I’ve experienced traveling across the United States, after “coming
out” publicly as an undocumented...
"Jose Antonio Vargas, a journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of the immigration awareness organization Define American , is the 2013 recipient of The Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling . ... The judges award the 2013 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling...