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Daniela Pelaez goes to Washington; Rubio Stumbles

"As valedictorian, she hardly needed a permission slip to skip class, but Daniela Pelaez may have had the best excuse ever: talking to U.S. senators, several House members and others this week about her own immigration battle." - Erika Bolstad, Miami Herald, Mar. 7, 2012 . [Hard to...

Rubio: No 'Special Pathway' for DREAMers

Working the slow reveal of his yet-to-be-filed 'DREAM 2.0' bill, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) claims it will pass the ' Kobach Test ' by not creating any " special pathway " to citizenship. Critics say it is mere pandering, dead-ending DREAMers in a second-class status. U.S...

GOP Immigration Bill - With No Path to Citizenship - 'Insulting' to Reformers

"The Achieve Act has plenty of limitations but may offer a preview of one of the Republicans' negotiating positions in the next year, said Muzaffar Chishti, director of the Migration Policy Institute's office at the New York University School of Law. Some Republicans want lay claim to at...

Revealed: Detailed Drafts of White House Immigration Bill

The Miami Herald has posted three components of White House draft immigration legislation: "Aside from the emphasis on border security, there appears to be relatively little in the White House draft proposals that conflicts with what Rubio wants. Though The Herald obtained three pieces of draft...

Expert: Beruff 'Incorrect' on Rubio Border Claim - Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr

Amy Sherman, Politico, July 8, 2016 - "Since Rubio voted in favor of border security enhancements, "it is incorrect to assert that Senator Rubio failed to secure the border," said Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School."