One of the key members of Congress so called “Gang of 8” which are working on crafting an immigration reform bill acceptable to both sides of the aisles said it’s almost ready.
The prospects for comprehensive immigration reform passing both the Democratically-led Senate and the Republican-led House of Representatives continue to shrink with each passing day.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.
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.