JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS — “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant”   Leave a comment

Jose Antonio Vargas — Image Source: The Village Voice – Blogs

“One August morning nearly two decades ago, my mother woke me and put me in a cab. She handed me a jacket. “Baka malamig doon” were among the few words she said. (“It might be cold there.”) When I arrived at the PhilippinesNinoy Aquino International Airport with her, my aunt and a family friend, I was introduced to a man I’d never seen. They told me he was my uncle. He held my hand as I boarded an airplane for the first time. It was 1993, and I was 12.” Read more . . .

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