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Define America’s Jose Antonio Vargas wrote a long essay about his journey as an undocumented immigrant–the full article is still behind the TIME paywall, but an excerpt was provided: There are an estimated 11.5 million people like me in this country, human beings with stories as varied as America itself, yet lacking a legal claim to exist here. It’s an issue that touches people of all ethnicities and backgrounds: continue reading »
An 18-year-old in Texas took his own life fearing he didn't have much of a future. Shortly after kissing his family members goodbye, and dressed in a suit and tie, Joaquin Luna continue reading »
Soon after New York Times Magazine ran a profile of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, as an undocumented immigrant the state of Washington started investigating his driver’s license. continue reading »
On Thursday, Jose sat down with Stephen Colbert to discuss why he prefers the term "undocumented" to "illegal," and his pledge for a new national conversation on immigration."I don't want a 12-year-old sitting in a middle school somewhere in America thinking that he or she is illegal.""Even your president George W. Bush, he knew that the immigration system was broken in 2006 when he gave a speech on this. People like him have said that the system is broken." continue reading »
After hearing the shocking news of Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas’ coming out about his immigration status, California author and entrepreneur Graciela Tiscareño-Sato decided to push her call for the “Two by 2020 Mentoring Challenge” harder than ever. continue reading »
Mountain View High School Class of 2000 graduate and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas described his life growing up as an undocumented immigrant. continue reading »