Jose Antonio Vargas, the undocumented journalist who came out about his immigration status in a New York Times feature story, will not be the only undocumented immigrant making his voice heard at the capitol this week. Vargas will be speaking at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform Wednesday. But a group of more than 250 immigrants have gone to Washington DC to put their opinions forward on what they would like to see from immigration reform. While there, they will meet with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Illinois) and lobby other legislators on immigration reform. Truthout spoke to two people from DC whose voices represent what have become the two poles of undocumented immigrants’ experience. Yovany Diaz is the young immigrant brought over as a child, while Luis Zavala is the older undocumented immigrant working low-wage jobs.

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