Washington State Cancels Driver's License of Undocumented Pulitzer Prize Winner

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Washington state has canceled the driver's license of Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pultizer Prize-winning journalist who announced in June that he was an undocumented immigrant.

Christine Anthony, spokesperson for the Department of Licensing, said Thursday that officials had opened an investigation after Jose Antonio Vargas' essay about his background was published in the New York Times Magazine in June.

"We conducted in an investigation and concluded that he wasn't residing at the address he provided us," Anthony said.

Vargas wrote in his essay that he got a driver's license in Washington earlier this year after his Oregon license expired.

The state canceled his license July 18.