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**FILE** Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist, listens June 28, 2011, as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Education Secretary Arne Duncan testify at a hearing regarding immigration reform and the DREAM Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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File - In this Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, immigration rights activist and self-declared undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on comprehensive immigration reform. Vargas has been detained by U.S. Border Patrol agents at a South Texas airport. Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora says Vargas was in custody Tuesday morning, July 15, 2014, but he had no other details. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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**FILE** Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist, listens June 28, 2011, as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Education Secretary Arne Duncan testify at a hearing regarding immigration reform and the DREAM Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist, listens June 28, 2011, as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Education Secretary Arne Duncan testify at a hearing regarding immigration reform and the DREAM Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and immigration reform activist, listens June 28, 2011, as Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Education Secretary Arne Duncan testify at a hearing regarding immigration reform and the DREAM Act on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who covered presidential politics and the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings in a high-profile reporting job at The Washington Post, is going on network television to announce he is an illegal immigrant. (Associated Press/Define American)