The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ disclosure that he is an undocumented immigrant in this weekend's New York Times Magazine highlights the plight of as many as eleven million illegal residents living here in the United States. These residents say they are social outcasts and live in constant fear of deportation.
Two young women join us to speak about their lives as undocumented residents. Reyna Wences is originally from Mexico and now lives in Chicago and works with the Immigrant Youth Justice League. Sonya Guinansaca, from Ecuador, is a college student at the City University at New York's Hunter College and works at the New York State Youth Leadership Council, where she started the Dream Act Student Campaign.
And here's a video of Jose Antonio Vargas speaking about his experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant, and defining himself as an American: