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News - September 28, 2018

Growing up undocumented in Mountain View

Jose Antonio Vargas, touring with new book, explores America's immigration paradox

by Mark Noack

After leaving the Philippines as a child, Jose Antonio Vargas settled in Mountain View with his grandparents, seemingly destined for a new life as an American. He was a model student at local public schools, he plowed voraciously through books and movies from the local libraries, and even had an internship at the hometown newspaper — the Mountain View Voice.

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