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Immigration Activist Jose Vargas to Speak at USD

Created: 20 April, 2013
Updated: 26 July, 2022
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Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and immigration activist Jose Vargas will speak at the University of San Diego on Wednesday, April 24. The event takes place at 7 p.m. in USD’s Shiley Theatre.

Vargas, who was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2012, will discuss “Define ‘American’: Putting a Human Face on Immigration.”

The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested at

Vargas is the keynote speaker for L.I.F.E. (Living Is for Everyone Week) at USD. The week of interactive activities and educational programs is designed to call attention to major life issues such as human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, genocide, abortion, immigration and poverty and foster respect for all facets and stages of human life. For more information go to