Last week, proud “undocumented American” Jose Antonio Vargas realized he could potentially get stuck in the Rio Grande Valley, where he was covering the border crisis. Vargas, you see, didn’t have the U.S. government-issued ID required to get on a plane and leave.

Today, he’s reportedly paying the consequences for flouting U.S. law:

Them’s the breaks, kid.

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