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Candidate Rubio: ‘Earned Path to Citizenship is Basically Code for Amnesty’

jmkidd Wrote: Jun 22, 2013 12:07 PM
Fact The CBO reports states that if the bill in the senate passes as it stands it will only reduce illegal immigration by 25% Fact; We don't enforce current laws as regards to border security. Why would we believe that any new laws will be enforced.

If we are to believe candidate Marco Rubio’s comments during an Oct. 24, 2010 debate, it seems the Florida senator’s views on immigration reform have ‘evolved’ quite a bit since taking office.  

During a debate with opponents Rep. Kendrick Meek and Gov. Charlie Crist, candidate Rubio argued that giving illegal immigrants an “earned path to citizenship,” which Crist, Sen. John McCain and former President George W. Bush had advocated, is basically amnesty.

"First of all, earned path to citizenship is basically code for amnesty. It's what they call it," Rubio said. "And the reality of it is this: This...