Saturday, June 25, 2011

Vargas, Pulitzer Journalist In The U.S. Confessed To Be An Illegal Immigrant

Jose Antonio Vargas

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Immigrant wanted to come clean about his illegal status in the U.S., after the U.S. Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act.

By H. Nelson Goodson
June 25, 2011

New York - This week, self confessed illegal immigrant and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas originally from the Philipines admitted that he worked for the San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post and The Huffington Post with altered documents. Vargas on Friday during ABC Nightline confirmed, he has been living illegally in the U.S., since 12-years-old. He even altered documents to a get a driver's license, including a Social Security card to work and study in college.
Vargas decided to come public after the U.S. Congress failed to pass the DREAM Act in December. He got tired of living a lie and decided to make his status public.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has become aware of Vargas illegal status, but have no comment. ICE hasn't decided to act on Vargas self confession about his illegal status.
The New York Times is publishing a featured article about Vargas on Sunday.

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