President expected to endorse senators' immigration plan
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- President Obama was expected to push his immigration reform plan at a speech in Las Vegas, but he's now expected to endorse a group of bipartisan senators' plan.
Senator Marco Rubio appeared on the "Hannity" TV show last night. He said there are 11 million undocumented people in the United States.
"Before we move to a path towards green cards, there has to be enforcement mechanisms that are verified and in place," he said. "And it's not just the border ... It's workplace enforcement - because that's the magnet for illegal immigration. And it's tracking the entry and exit of visitor visas. 40 percent of our illegal immigration ... our undocumented people in this country entered legally and they overstayed their visas.
"And we don't track when people leave so we don't even know who they are or where they are. All these things must happen ... before there is a path to a green card. I think that's a critical part of any component that we do here."
He also said it's a problem we need to deal with because those people are going to stay here their whole lives with or without documentation.
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