July 16, 2014
Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was released eight hours after he was detained at U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint located within 45 miles of McAllen, Texas.
Washington Post writer J. Freedom du Lac reports Vargas was released with a notice to appear before an immigration judge. "As an unaccompanied child migrant myself, I came to McAllen, Texas, to shed light on children who parts of America and many in the news media are actively turning their backs on," Vargas said in a statement after his release.
For the full story by J. Freedom du Lac at the Washington Post click here.
July 15, 2014
Immigration activist and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was detained this ...