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My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

The New York Times Magazine

In an impressive essay, 30-year-old, award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas confesses to being an undocumented immigrant to the USA. A very personal account, touching and thought-provoking, of a life in constant fear of being uncovered while putting himself more and more into the spotlight as a standout journalist. โ€œI decided that if I was to succeed in a profession that is all about truth-telling, I couldnโ€™t tell the truth about myself.โ€


From Weekly Filet #26, in August 2014.

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