Documentary chronicles journalist's "coming out" as undocumented American
The film Documented tells the story of how journalist Jose Antonio Vargas “came out” as an undocumented American. Vargas wrote a story in the New York Times magazine about how he came to the United States, at the age of 12, as an undocumented immigrant. The documentary, which is directed by Vargas, chronicles his decision to do so. Film contributor Milos Stehlik and Jose Antonio Vargas join us to discuss the film and Vargas’ work advocating for immigration reform.
(Photo: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas, left, is sworn in before testifying on comprehensive immigration reform during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh))