L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa To Address Immigration Reform At National Press Club Luncheon Jan. 14

Jan 08, 2013, 08:05 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will address a National Press Club luncheon on Jan. 14, speaking on "Immigration Reform: Now is the Time."

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Besides serving since 2005 as mayor of America's second largest city, Villaraigosa filled the role of chairman of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which re-nominated President Obama. The president has promised to make immigration reform a top priority of his second term. Villaraigosa, a past president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, has been featured on the cover of Newsweek, and in Time's story on the country's most influential Latinos.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. The formal program, which includes a question-and-answer session, begins promptly at 1 p.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. The event will be held in the National Press Club ballroom 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 - 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.  Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members and $35 for non-members.

To reserve tickets, please e-mail reservations@press.org or call 202-662-7501. Tickets must be paid for at time of reservation.

To submit a question in advance, put MAYOR in the subject line and email to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

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SOURCE National Press Club