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Documentary by Fil-Am journalist Vargas to screen at Golden Gate U

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ “Documented – a film by an illegal immigrant undocumented American” will be screened on Sat., April 19, at 4 p.m. at Golden Gate University (GGU), Room

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

CNN acquires Vargas’ immigration film ‘Documented’

In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas becomes emotional as he testifies about comprehensive immigration reform during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Vargas, a former Washington Post journalist who later revealed he has been living in the country illegally since childhood has made a documentary about his experience and announced Tuesday that he is selling broadcast rights for the project to CNN Films. AP

A former Washington Post journalist who later revealed he was living in the country illegally has made a documentary about his experience and is selling US broadcast rights for the project to CNN Films.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Undocumented Filipino tells of hard life in US

Two years ago this weekend, Philippine-born journalist Jose Antonio Vargas came out publicly in The New York Times as an undocumented American, a term he prefers to the loaded phrase “illegal immigrant.”

Posted: June 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Fil-Am opens immigration hearings in US Senate

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“What do you want to do with me?” Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino-American journalist Jose Antonio Vargas asked the members of the Senate judiciary committee on Wednesday.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am who bared illegal status nabbed

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Pulitzer Prize-winning Filipino-American journalist and immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested Friday (Saturday in Manila) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, after he was caught driving without a valid license.

Posted: October 8th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jose Antonio Vargas on TIME Magazine cover

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It is safe to say that every journalist worth his (or her) salt here in the United States dreams of seeing his byline on Washington Post, New York Times and TIME. As a young journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas entertained those dreams.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Obama order gives young Filipinos break

President Barack Obama. AFP

Young Filipinos who have officially joined the TNT or tago nang tago (always in hiding) bandwagon in the United States may now heave a collective sigh of relief.

Posted: June 17th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jose Antonio Vargas: Pulitzer awardee and illegal alien


In a building that houses Seafood City, an Asian supermarket, and Goldilocks, Max Fried Chicken, Chow King, and Beard Papa, all food outlets catering mostly to Filipino-Americans, Jose Antonio Vargas faced a crowd composed largely of Filipinos along with a smattering of blacks and Latinos. Vargas hit the front pages and became a popular guest on the talk show circuit after he declared that he was in the US illegally.

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Americas,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Vargas returns to SF Bay Area


Jose Antonio Vargas, a Filipino American journalist and Pulitzer Prize awardee for “Breaking news Reporting”, will be returning to San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon valley for a series of meetings and events on immigration.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US immigration reform: Two Young DREAMers


In 2011, the coming out of two undocumented Filipino migrants received public attention. Their disclosures have had an impact on the current political debate in the United States on immigration reform. These are the stories of two “Joses.”

Posted: January 8th, 2012 in Global Pinoy,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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