Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas and the L.A. Times create a platform for immigration and identity

CNN | Los Angeles Times On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times announced a new partnership with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas in creating #EmergingUS. According to a press release, the multimedia platform will examine "the intersection of race, immigration, identity and the complexities of multiculturalism. #EmergingUS will aim to illuminate these issues and create a dialogue at a … Read More

Jose Antonio Vargas arrested for driving without a valid license

MinnPost Journalist turned immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested Friday in Minnesota for driving without a valid license. The offense typically leads to a citation, rather than an arrest, reports Beth Hawkins for MinnPost, so it's unclear why Vargas was arrested. He was released soon after and tweeted: Thank you to everyone for your support. I am fine.— Jose Antonio Vargas (@joseiswriting) October 6, 2012 Vargas is scheduled to appear in court in two weeks, on Oct. 18, Hawkins reports. Read More
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