Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Founder of Define American Jose Antonio Vargas on Immigration
[Chapel Hill, N.C.] – Saturday, March 17th, Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and founder of Define American – a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to elevating the conversation around immigration in this country – will give a talk on immigration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as part of the UNC-Duke Immigrant Advocacy Network’s Immigration Awareness week. Mr. Vargas, an award-winning multimedia journalist who has written for the Washington Post and Huffington Post and profiled Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg for The New Yorker, made headlines last June when he revealed his undocumented status in a 4,000 word essay for the New York Times Magazine.
The press conference on the need to fix the immigration system will begin at 5:15pm ET at the Campus Y Building. Press is invited to stay for the talk which starts at 6pm in the same building.