Immigration activist, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist released by US Border Patrol in Texas

  • by: CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 15, 2014 - 7:30 PM

McALLEN, Texas — Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. illegally for years, was released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on Tuesday after being detained at a South Texas airport.

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