NEW YORK, New York (The Adobo Chronicles, New York Bureau) – Journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Jose Antonio Vargas proudly announced on his Facebook Page that after 28 years, he is finally a citizen of the United States of America.
Vargas is known as the poster boy of undocumented immigrants in America, after he revealed his undocumented status years ago.. He has since become a fierce advocate for millions of undocumented immigrants in America.
But alas, Vargas’ post was on April 1, April Fools Day, and after receiving praise and congratulations from thousands, including his colleagues, he sent an update revealing his true status:
Nevertheless, many continued to wish him well and expressed hope that someday, he will pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Jose Antonio Vargas. U.S. citizen for a day!