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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.