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Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas on Immigration

Monday, September 30

Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, room 1001
5:00 PM

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration.

In 2011, in a groundbreaking and controversial essay published in The New York Times, he revealed himself to be an undocumented immigrant. He also appeared on the cover of TIME magazine.

Vargas has testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform, and written and directed Documented, a documentary film on his undocumented experience. Vargas will preview clips from the film at this event.

5:00PM Registration and refreshments
5:30PM Presentation

Sponsored by:

Filipino Law Students Association (FLSA)
Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC)


For more information, please contact Nikki Agravante at anyagravante@ucdavis.edu