Past Features

April 18, 2015

Open Borders -- Pro Amnesty?
"He Rubios me the wrong way"
Breitbart -- April 17, 2015  
Marco Rubio in Spanish: Obama's First Executive Amnesty 'Important,' People 'Benefiting from It'
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, said he believes that President Barack Obama's first executive amnesty for so-called DREAMers --- the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) --- is “important” and he won't reverse it himself if elected president. He delivered these remarks in a Spanish-language interview he gave to Univision's Jorge Ramos.
    “I believe DACA is important. It can't be terminated from one moment to the next, because there are already people benefiting from it,” Rubio said in Spanish on Ramos's television program, according to an English translation provided by the media service Grabien. “But yes, it is going to have to end. It can't be the permanent policy of the United States, and I don't think that's what they're asking either. I think everyone prefers immigration reform.”
    Ramos followed up, according to the translation, by asking: “But then, to clarify, you would put an end to DACA once immigration reform is approved, but what would happen, Senator, if there is no immigration reform; would you cancel DACA anyway?” [...]
    Rubio's comment, targeted toward Spanish speakers, that he would keep Obama's first executive amnesty --- enacted outside the purview of Congress --- in effect, until passing a legislative substitute with nearly identical policies, puts him at odds with virtually the rest of the Republican field except for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Open Borders and Amnesty?
Glenn Spencer -- American Patrol Report   
   Senator Marco Rubio was one of a “gang of eight” that pushed a Senate bill that would have allowed amnesty go forward before the border was secured. He later tried to walk his position back.
    Now Sen. Rubio is telling us that he likes Barack Obama's DACA program. Is he aware that DACA caused a huge surge in illegal immigration? Does he realize that most of those who came illegally after the August 2012 declaration shouldn't have qualified under DACA - but were probably given a free pass? Senator Rubio is exhibiting a pattern that suggests an attitude of open borders and amnesty. Such an attitude by a possible next President of the United States, “Rubios me the wrong way.”
PS --- A Google search shows that the phrase, “Rubios me the wrong way.” was coined here first.