In 2011, Jose Antonio Vargas founded Define American, a nonprofit with a mission to use media, storytelling, and other avenues to shift the overarching narrative as it applies to immigration, identity, and citizenship.
Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, documentarian, and activist, gave an impassioned speech on the immigrant identity and the nature of the American dream to a packed house at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
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“Immigration at its core is about love and sacrifice,” Vargas told the hundreds who gathered at the College Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room to hear him speak on Nov. 30.
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