ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 24, 2011
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(Mountain View, California: Dan Harris) The story of Philippines-born journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has admitted he is an illegal immigrant, presented; details given about the Dream Act, a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to become citizens if they go to college or serve in the military. [In interview, VARGAS - says he wanted to work so he committed a crime; defends the Dream Act and the kids involved; states "in my heart I am an American."] [Former principal Pat HYLAND, former school superintendent Rich FISCHER- talk about helping Vargas.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Further coverage of the Vargas interview on "Nightline" noted.
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