Jim DeFede is joined by Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart to discuss immigration reform and the bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group senators which details their plan.
Senator Marco Rubio has staked his political future on meaningful immigration reform and now U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart is saying he hopes the House will introduce a similar measure.
Senator Marco Rubio knew he would likely face a fight from the more conservative wing of the Republican Party over immigration reform. Senator Rubio’s job fighting back those voices became more complicated on Monday when the bombs exploded in Boston.
The so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.
The bipartisan Gang of Eight senators is set to reveal an immigration reform bill that has been crafted over several months and could determine the future plans of Senator Marco Rubio.
Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has weighed in a bipartisan deal on immigration legislation. Rubio, who’s among the eight senators writing a plan that’s expected to come out Tuesday, said any proposal would need tough enforcement and even stricter penalties for those who came to the United States illegally.
On Saturday, thousands of South Floridians marched to “Say Yes” to a new immigration system, one that proponents tout as a real and inclusive path to citizenship for 11 million aspiring Americans.
One day after union groups and business representatives agreed to a temporary-worker program, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said he was encouraged by the progress being made in talks on immigration reform.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush sat down with CBS This Morning amid a storm of controversy over his flip-flop on immigration and rumors of his possible interest in running for the presidency in 2016.
In political terms, it was the equivalent of seeing a poltergeist. It couldn’t be real, but there it was: ultra-conservative Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio standing side-by-side with super liberal Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer in Washington Monday, advancing a bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform plan.