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José Antonio Vargas

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.

Editor Of Jose Vargas Piece Leaves Times Mag For Yahoo News

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 08.29.2011 | Media

Chris Suellentrop, an editor at the New York Times Magazine, is leaving to join Yahoo's blog team, the Cutline announced. News of his departure com...

Defining America: With a Wink and a Nod...

Ben de Guzman | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

Jose Vargas' essay is a defiant narrative of one man who seeks to live his life in all its complexity, with the same rights and responsibilities as his friend who doesn't have to worry about the authenticity of his identification forms.

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 | Food

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


Remarkable or Not, All Dreamers Deserve a Chance

Bill Ong Hing | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Bill Ong Hing

For every Jose Antonio Vargas, we are very likely to encounter DREAMers who are not near the top of their class, but they are here at any rate because their parents are dreamers as well. Their parents' dreams may appear simple and clichéd, but they are honest and true.

Student Journalists Guarded Jose Antonio Vargas' Secret

Mountain View, CA Patch | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

When Jose Antonio Vargas told the Oracle editorial staff his immigration status, silence fell upon the room....

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...

Jose Antonio Vargas Is an American Hero

Rory O'Connor | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Jose Antonio Vargas is incredibly brave to risk everything he has accomplished in this country in order to tell the truth and to shine yet another light on the pressing need for comprehensive immigration reform in this country.

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...

WATCH: Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Reveals He Is An Undocumented Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former senior contributing editor for The Huffington Post, has revealed that he is an und...

Chippity Doo Da! How I Got My Daughter to the White House Selling Cookies

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

If you are facing losing your home, unemployment, divorce, kids going away, people dying, illness or any of the many ebbs and flows that life brings, do not let these events define you.

Stopping AIDS in America

Sara Gillen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Sara Gillen

This weekend, Harlem United is hosting a viewing of The Other City at the Clearview Chelsea Cinema. This incredible documentary profiles the lives of people living with HIV amidst a staggering epidemic in Washington, D.C.

WATCH: HuffPost College And WhiteHouse.Gov: Open For Student Questions

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

You asked -- and we got the answers. This morning, HuffPost College met with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Director of Domestic Policy Mel...

Tribeca Film Festival Interview: The Other City

Linda Hassler | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Hassler

How does a film like The Other City, which gets right into the faces and homes of those afflicted with HIV/AIDS, get made?

'The Other City' Shines Light On Washington, D.C.'s HIV/AIDS Epidemic

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Huff TV

Washington, D.C. has an AIDS rate that rivals some parts of Africa, and yet it is the seat of power for one of the most powerful countries in the worl...

Jose Antonio Vargas On The Obama White House's Efforts To Leverage New Media (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Huffington Post Technology & Innovations Editor Jose Antonio Vargas appeared on PBS NewsHour last night to discuss the Obama White House's efforts to ...

Technology as Solar System: Apple, Google, Facebook are the "Suns," Says Jose Antonio Vargas

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.11.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

This is the second part of my interview with Jose Antonio Vargas, the former Washington Post politics and technology writer who is now an editor at the Huffington Post.