Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., stirred up the immigration debate last week when he announced a proposal to offer a “conservative-Republican alternative” to the DREAM Act, but it might not be enough for “attrition through enforcement” supporters, including Mitt Romney and his immigration advisor Kris Kobach.
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GOP elected officials, including Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., are working on “a conservative-Republican alternative” to the DREAM Act, in an effort to reach out to Latino voters before the November presidential election.
Panelists at the Conservative Political Action Conference spoke Saturday about immigration measures that would uphold conservative values and attacked federal action against immigration enforcement state laws.
A Florida immigration restrictionist group put up a billboard this week saying Gov. Rick Scott is welcoming “illegal aliens” to Florida.
Immigration advocates said Monday that an “attrition through enforcement” immigration strategy is nothing new, and already interferes with the daily lives of undocumented and their families, including U.S.-born children.
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told participants at the Hispanic Leadership Network conference this morning in Miami that immigration is a gateway issue that touches everyone in the Hispanic community.
Florida legislators have filed bills that would allow undocumented immigrants access to kids’ health care and higher education and would allow them to obtain a restricted driver’s license — a marked change from their aggressive immigration enforcement priorities last year.
GOP Senate candidate George LeMieux issued a statement today opposing a publicly funded, privately managed immigration detention center to built in South Florida.