Republicans, including Rubio, said they would not support the White House proposal because it did not include requirements to strengthen border security or a guest worker program, a Rubio aide said in a statement Tuesday.
The aide also said the Florida Republican had not been in contact with the White House and that the proposal did not reflect the agreement reached by the “gang of eight.”
The New Alliance for Citizenship includes the AFL-CIO as well as the Southern Poverty Law Center, Church World Service and the Center for American Progress.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.