• I remember the first thing I did when I found out I was illegal was to get rid of my thick Filipino accent. I figured that I had to talk white and talk black at the same time, like Charlie Rose and Dr. Dre. If I can talk white and black then no one is ever going to think that I'm "illegal."

    "A Minute With: Filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas on being 'undocumented'". Interview with Eric Kelsey, June 25, 2014.
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