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Jose Antonio Vargas


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Jose Antonio Vargas (C) sits behind Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (R) as she testifies about the DREAM Act June 28, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
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Jose Antonio Vargas (C) sits behind Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (R) as she testifies about the DREAM Act June 28, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas made headlines around the world last month when he revealed in a New York Times Magazine article that he is an undocumented immigrant. The Mountain View-raised Vargas joins us to discuss the public response to his admission, and to talk about his new campaign "to elevate the conversation around immigration."

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has served as senior contributing editor at the Huffington Post and as a reporter at a number of daily newspapers, including the Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle

He recently founded Define American, a new campaign group.

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