Furthermore: From the start, the Immigration bill S.744 was constructed to deceive the public. And, did a good job of creating the false illusion of greater security. But Rubio’s claim of enforcement ‘triggers’ was a dishonest argument. His amnesty scheme was chock full of deception with many behind the scene maneuvers all designed to obfuscate truth. The bill made America less safe, not more.
Rubio’s scheme allowed illegal aliens to be legalized immediately. All at a huge cost to the US taxpayer [Note] and sovereignty of our nation. Like Obamacare, the legislation was crafted behind closed doors with pro-amnesty lobbyists, unions, immigration lawyers, and Progressive groups like La Raza and AFL-CIO representing illegal aliens. Groups that stood to make millions from this legislation.
The Gang of Eight prohibited anyone with a significantly different opinion on immigration reform from providing input. Law enforcement: border sheriffs, interior sheriffs, deputies and immigration agents, and the ICE Union President were all locked out of discussions.
The ‘de facto’ leader of the Gang of Eight and public face of immigration reform in the Senate leading the charge was Marco Rubio. Every gang needs a leader. His task was to convince conservatives and TV and radio talking heads that Obama’s second-to-be signature achievement was both bipartisan and good for America. more
h/t C Steven Tucker.