Fil-Am Jose Vargas to bring 'Define American' to Texas

Posted at 07/10/2014 5:45 PM

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".

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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