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Reporter Jose Vargas, symbol of immigration debate, detained at airport
CNN ^ | July 15, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 07/15/2014 8:10:53 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport Tuesday morning, his spokesman said.

Vargas was held at a detention center at the airport in McAllen, Texas, after he tried to fly out of the border city, his spokesman Ryan Eller said. Information on why he was detained wasn't immediately available.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; illegal; vargas
Deport his illegal alien ass.

Of course it won't happen, because he is special.

1 posted on 07/15/2014 8:10:53 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Adios!!!


2 posted on 07/15/2014 8:13:47 AM PDT by mkboyce
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To: Bubba_Leroy

What’s with this guy? He’s illegal, he goes on TV, he has a spokesman/agent guy, yet INS never deals with him according to the law? He’s not an invisible illegal hiding somewhere, he’s in plain sight.

will be interesting to hear why he was detained.


3 posted on 07/15/2014 8:14:48 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

4 posted on 07/15/2014 8:15:58 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,763 threads and 85,286 replies. ...............)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Ship his butt back to The Philippines.


5 posted on 07/15/2014 8:16:17 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Libruls be squealin.

#DontDeportJose: Detained illegal immigrant’s supporters are ‘demanding his release’

http://twitchy.com/2014/07/15/dontdeportjose-detained-illegal-immigrants-supporters-are-demanding-his-release-pic/


6 posted on 07/15/2014 8:16:57 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Jose can you see?
Thru the bars early light?................


7 posted on 07/15/2014 8:17:12 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,763 threads and 85,286 replies. ...............)
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To: cripplecreek

8 posted on 07/15/2014 8:18:20 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,763 threads and 85,286 replies. ...............)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
will be interesting to hear why he was detained

Undoubtedly someone will get fired over it.

How Eisenhower solved illegal border crossings from Mexico

It is an established fact. Enforce immigration laws and illegal aliens will leave. Announce that you will not enforce immigration laws and illegal aliens will come pouring in over the border.

9 posted on 07/15/2014 8:18:22 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Better yet, put him in with all those illegal immigrant ‘children’ so he can give us a ‘first-hand’ story...................


10 posted on 07/15/2014 8:19:30 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,763 threads and 85,286 replies. ...............)
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11 posted on 07/15/2014 8:22:02 AM PDT by Red Badger (I've posted a total of 2,763 threads and 85,286 replies. ...............)
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12 posted on 07/15/2014 8:23:48 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Detained because he’s an illegal alien, breaking both state and federal laws? Surprise, surprise, surprise. This country is toast.


13 posted on 07/15/2014 8:25:52 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: Red Badger

Usually you want Jesus softly calling your name,
but not if it’s nighttime and he’s your cell mate.


14 posted on 07/15/2014 8:28:57 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Its a publicity ploy, IMO.


15 posted on 07/15/2014 8:29:56 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter
Its a publicity ploy, IMO.

No doubt. It will be interesting, though, what excuse they give for turning him loose instead of deporting him.

16 posted on 07/15/2014 8:33:11 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

I doubt they will even give a real excuse. Obama is putting it in America’s face more and more every day. He intends to break the country by 2016 and dares anyone to try and stop him.


17 posted on 07/15/2014 8:41:38 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Bubba_Leroy

What I don’t get is Obama’s stated policy is to go after employers who hire illegal immigrants. Yet this guy is fully employed and they can’t claim they didn’t know because he tells everyone who will listen. Why do his employers get a free pass?


18 posted on 07/15/2014 8:42:45 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Dilbert San Diego
will be interesting to hear why he was detained.

As a resident of San Diego you know that the Border Patrol works the airports near the border, McAllen, El Paso, San Diego etc.

This guy knows it to and wanted to be arrested. Now we get to watch the ensuing media hysteria.

I expect the Border Patrol to be assigned "other duties" away from the airport soon. This guy will be released and become a contributing personality on MSNBC.

19 posted on 07/15/2014 8:46:36 AM PDT by usurper (Liberals GET OFF MY LAWN)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas was detained at a Texas airport Tuesday morning, his spokesman said.

He is not undocument, we know exactly where he is. He is an ILLEGAL ALIEN.
Anyone else see the insanity of an illegal alien, in our Country, having a spokesperson!!!!!


20 posted on 07/15/2014 8:49:17 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (I am an American Not a Republican or a Democrat.)
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To: SECURE AMERICA
He is an ILLEGAL ALIEN.

The politically correct term is "undocumented democrat."

21 posted on 07/15/2014 8:55:13 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: backwoods-engineer

on tv he said he is “not illegal because humans are not illegal”. He is dissembling because his ACTIONS made him illegal.

If he was a fetus he would simply be unwanted. We should just call deportations late term border abortions and the left would call it a sacrament.


22 posted on 07/15/2014 9:03:06 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Bubba_Leroy

Am I reading this wrong, or was he trying to fly OUT of the U.S.?

If that was the case, why didn’t they just let him go and refuse him re-entry?


23 posted on 07/15/2014 9:12:08 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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Too bad he is forced to live in the shadows in the media and on t.v. every day.

Captain Obvious called and told me this is a staged event.


24 posted on 07/15/2014 9:13:59 AM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: JimRed
Am I reading this wrong, or was he trying to fly OUT of the U.S.?

He was flying to Los Angeles.

Arguably, California is in the U.S. (although many of us here in Texas have our doubts).

25 posted on 07/15/2014 9:15:28 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
Why do his employers get a free pass?

Big RAT donors and backers, maybe?

26 posted on 07/15/2014 9:19:42 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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he knew he would be stopped, he will not become a “face” martyr for the illegal aliens. This will be CNN’s new Malaysian flight.


27 posted on 07/15/2014 9:19:43 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: americas.best.days...
Captain Obvious called and told me this is a staged event.

Ya think?

28 posted on 07/15/2014 9:21:17 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

He also has a massive pile of fake ID’s and a stolen SSN.


29 posted on 07/15/2014 9:21:42 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: usurper

he’s been released with a notice to appear before an immigration judge:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/15/jose-antonio-vargas-undocumented-migrant-detained


30 posted on 07/15/2014 7:57:22 PM PDT by blueplum
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