Skip to comments.Rubio: Immigration bill guarantees legalization
Posted on 06/07/2013 3:33:14 PM PDT by jazusamo
Sen. Marco Rubio said Friday that illegal immigrants will get legal status no matter what happens with border security, but said the Senate will have to stiffen enforcement in order to win the 60 votes needed to pass his bill through his chamber.
Nobody is talking here about preventing legalization. Legalization will take place, Mr. Rubio told Univision in an interview scheduled to air Sunday.
First comes legalization, then comes this border security measure and then comes the permanent residency process. What we are talking about here is the permanent residency system, the Florida Republican said, according to the English translation of the interview.
Regarding legalization, a vast majority of my colleagues have already accepted that: that it must take place and that it must start at the same time we start with what has to do with security. That is not conditional. Legalization is not conditional.
As one of the eight authors of the immigration bill, Mr. Rubio is fighting to keep it on track, arguing that it does not have the support to clear a filibuster in the Senate right now. But he said it could earn that support if his colleagues will do more to specify where security will be enhanced.
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KILL THE BILL!
Attention traitor Rubio..........POUND SAND.
Marco, Marco, they don't enforce CURRENT borders, why would a new bill change that?
They only enforce the parts that result in more Democrat (legal or illegal, makes no difference) voters.
You should propose that we ADOPT MEXICO'S IMMIGRATION LAWS.
Nothing could be fairer to the illegal Mexicans than that.
I don’t put any faith in the word of Rubio, McC, McPain, Graham, the Bushes, Dole, etc.
Not interested in handing the country to the Communists for the next 200 years.
Enforce current borders? They’re suing the state of Arizona for enforcing laws. Disgusting.
Shut the Hell up, Marco, you jerk.
I hope they primary that POS RINO so he never gets another chance to screw up Amerika.
Rubio is flipping the bird at conservatives. In Spanish. What an asshat.
Something Rubio supports, BTW!
Yep, and he’s no conservative.
Kill the bill and deport every single last illegal under existing law. Then we can talk about immigration reform.
Why is everyone so upset? I thought conservatives agreed last November that lesser evils like this by psuedocons were OK as long as it was a guy with an R doing it.
Wouldn’t want to be evil ‘purists’ would we?
Et tu Rubio.
Oh HELL no sir!
That is not conditional. Legalization is not conditional.
You can BET that it is conditional.
The conditions are it will NOT pass and you will NOT get re-elected!
Those are the conditions.
Amen & Amen, they both work for me!
“Sen. Marco Rubio said Friday that illegal immigrants will get legal status no matter what happens with border security, but said the Senate will have to stiffen enforcement in order to win the 60 votes needed to pass his bill through his chamber. “
Maybe if Marco had a pair he would be courageous enough to advocate the D Word:
That happens to be the law. It’s what the cowards we elect to high office are supposed to do with the foreign nationals who ignore our immigration laws, no matter how long they get away with it.
Eisenhower deported a million illegals during his Presidency. But unlike the slick politicians of today Ike was a patriot.
Of course the real problem is that Marco wants to play ethnic politics.
And he sees a chance that he could become President if he floods the United States with his own ethnic group and renders the historic American people obsolete.
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