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Ryan Grim

The Moment That Led To Jose Antonio Vargas' Capture (AUDIO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

A person accompanying Jose Antonio Vargas to the airport in McAllen, Texas, captured audio of the moment that led to his detention. The source, who pr...

Igor Bobic

Undocumented Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained At The Border | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.14.2014 | Politics

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested Tuesday after attempting to board a plane out of McAllen, Texas, according to Unite...

Feds Won't Act Against Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist In U.S. Illegally

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 10.08.2012 | Latino Voices

MINNEAPOLIS -- Immigration authorities said Monday they won't take action against a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was arrested in Minnesota fo...

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Has Driver's License Canceled

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media

SEATTLE — Washington state has canceled the driver's license of a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who publicly said he is an illegal immigrant...

WATCH: Undocumented Journalist Grilled By Colbert

Katherine Fung | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on "The Colbert Report" on Thursday night. Vargas made the appearance nearly a month after revealing that he w...

My "Illegal" Brother Defines American

Jake Brewer | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

Jose Antonio Vargas is American. He just doesn't have the right papers.

The America in Me

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 09.03.2011 | Politics
Jose Antonio Vargas

As we celebrate our country's birthday and reflect on how we define American, I'd like to honor the heroes in my life. They are members of my personal underground railroad who refuse to sit back and allow undocumented immigrants to slip into the cracks of a broken system.

How Political Correctness Is Killing the DREAM Act: A Candid Conversation About Jose Antonio Vargas, Mom and Me

Keli Goff | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

The conversation over illegal immigration seems to have been hijacked by two extreme positions: Those who believe that all illegal immigrants should be deported, and those who believe that all illegal immigrants deserve a path to citizenship. Both sides are wrong.

Joy Resmovits

DREAM Act A Moral, Economic Imperative, Says U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.27.2011 | College

Despite the DREAM Act’s low likelihood for Senate passage, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for a renewed awareness of the plight of u...

Journalist Defends Decision To Reveal Huge, Risky Secret

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2011 | Media

Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas defended his decision to reveal that he is an undocumented immigrant in an interview with CNN's Howard Kurtz. Vargas...

Illegal Immigration: A Family Dinner Table Talk

Posted 08.24.2011 | Home

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Earlier this week, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio V...

Why Did The Washington Post Pass On Vargas Story?

Posted 08.24.2011 | Media


Undocumented Immigrants 'Come Out' To Protest States' Immigration Crackdowns

AP | By KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) -- Eighteen-year-old Dulce Guerrero kept quiet about being an undocumented immigrant until earlier this year, when she became upset after...

Journalist's Mother In The Philippines Told Him To Stay Quiet About Immigration Status

AP | TERESA CEROJANO | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino mother of a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who came out as an illegal immigrant in the U.S. told The Assoc...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Passed On Journalist's 'Undocumented Immigrant' Revelation | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

NEW YORK –- Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas shocked the media world Wednesday by revealing that he’s an undocumented immigra...