Jose Antonio Vargas has spoken at schools, events, and offices in nearly every state in America. To request him as a speaker, please contact David Buchalter at Buchalter_D@unitedtalent.com


  • Northeastern University Seal

    Jose was a dynamic and engaging speaker, whose presentation deftly interwove our nation’s complex history of immigration with personal anecdote. […] Such openness not only offered our students’ insight into the challenges and bitter ironies confronting undocumented Americans; it also fostered a deep personal rapport between the author and the campus community

  • Duke University Logo

    [Jose's] generosity of time, experience and expertise during this two-day event contributed greatly to the experience. I am pleased that we were able to have open communication with people engaged in immigration from academic, societal, governmental, personal, and moral perspectives

  • Skidmore College Logo

    Jose was so eloquent and informative and everyone was blown away by his lecture. It was the perfect mix of personal experiences, questions, and statistics, while also being relatively interactive. So many people were touched and awakened by his words. I am already working on ways to have him come back for some other event!

  • St. Olaf University

    … [Jose] was so easy going and one of the best we've hosted. […] He made everyone feel so comfortable during the whole night. I would definitely recommend Vargas to any school looking to host an activist, both because of his topic and his personality!

  • Iowa State University Logo

    … Throughout his informative and compelling keynote, Jose expertly weaved humor into his address, while challenging, connecting with and a lasting impact on those in the audience. […] Everyone agreed it was one of the best lectures in recent years!