Marco Rubio threatens White House leaked immigration bill would be “dead on arrival”
While he's said that he would prefer to let a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers draft their own bill, President Barack Obama also revealed last month that the White House had already worked on draft legislation that could offer more than 11 million undocumented immigrants a pathway to residency.
And today, that legislation leaked.
According to USA Today, the proposal would create a new visa that would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years, then opening up a pathway to citizenship. Other features of the draft proposal, as reported by USA Today: