Fil-Am Jose Vargas to bring 'Define American' to Texas
REDWOOD CITY, California – Filipino-American Jose Antonio Vargas is arguably the most famous undocumented immigrant in America, and he's getting involved in the immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border.
The award-winning Filipino journalist and filmmaker announced on Twitter that he's heading to McAllen, Texas on Thursday to speak with anti-government militia groups about his immigration reform campaign called "Define American".
I'll be in McAllen in south Tex on Thurs and look forward to talking to anti-gov't militia groups about @DefineAmerican
— Jose Antonio Vargas (@joseiswriting) July 9, 2014
Recent reports out of Texas said several anti-government groups are recruiting armed volunteers to travel to the US-Mexico border to stop the flood of undocumented immigrants into the country.
Vargas' "Define American" is a media and culture campaign that aims to shift conversation around immigration, identity and citizenship in America.
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