Immigration Law

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Why I Turned Myself In to DHS - Jose Antonio Vargas
Posted on 9 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I could easily have been deported this summer. But I'm just one of 11 million." - Jose Antonio Vargas, Sept. 8, 2014 . Read More

Jose Antonio Vargas 'Defines American'
Posted on 13 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Living the Story: Undocumented Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Pushes Reform
Posted on 25 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

JAV to AP, NYT: Drop the I-Word!
Posted on 22 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

We Are Americans (Just Not Legally)
Posted on 16 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

2013 Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling: Jose Antonio Vargas
Posted on 22 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More