That tweet is from Sen. Marco Rubio’s chief of staff, Cesar Conda.

Like many of Rubio’s claims, it turns out to be not quite true. According to The Washington Examiner’s Byron York, the Gang of Eight amnesty proposal will allow many illegal immigrants to be naturalized much more quickly than 10 years:

A little-noticed exception in the Gang of Eight bill provides a fast track for many — possibly very many — currently illegal immigrants.  Under a special provision for immigrants who have labored at least part-time in agriculture, that fast track could mean permanent residency in the U.S., and then citizenship, in half the time Rubio said.  And not just for the immigrants themselves — their spouses and children, too.

A second provision in the legislation creates another fast track for illegal immigrants who came to the United States before they were 16 — the so-called Dreamers.  The concept suggests youth, but the bill has no age limit for such immigrants — or their spouses and children — and despite claims that they must go to college or serve in the military to be eligible, there is an exception to that requirement as well.

And another Marco Rubio talking point bites the dust!


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    Too bad Marco Rubio is turning out to be a massive RINO. Several months ago, I was thinking about following him to 2016. But he is pissing me off.

    RINOs are worse than Democrats because you vote them in in what they say, and then stab you in the back after YOU voted them in.

  • DizzyMissL

    These people are HORRIBLE

  • OwnItObama

    Another “Oucho” for the Gang of Ocho

  • NeoKong

    The very first time we need him to stand tall he folds up like a lawn chair.Now he is colluding with Schumer, Durbin, Graham and McLame…?

    I’ll never trust him again.

  • LinTaylor

    I tried thinking about why it is liberals just don’t understand the legitimate points against “magic-wand” amnesty (“Poof, you’re legal now!”), but after a couple of minutes of thinking like a liberal I wanted to shoot myself so I stopped.

  • Ben Bollman

    Yep, I’m sorry it took so long but I think I’m with everyone on Marco Rubio. So tired of this hem-hawing on amnesty and the politi-speak. He can go around and sell it as much as he wants, it still doesn’t make it right.

  • nc

    Really, it doesn’t matter if it’s 10 years or 10 minutes, the outcome will be the same. Just today I saw a TV ad pleading for “healthcare for all” – specifically referring to “the undocumented.”

    There is NO WAY the libbies are going to let anyone be treated as “second class” (this will be their term). The law hasn’t even passed yet and the propaganda war has already begun.

  • MisterIncredible

    Rubio was worth a shot.

    Defective. Vote him out at first opportunity .

    • mickeyco

      Me, too. Right now only positive about him I can think is that he gave us plenty of time to catch on rather than wait till it was too late.

    • Luke Givens

      That’s ok, you still have such luminaries as Santorum or Bachmann for 2016.

  • Spatial Awareness

    @marcorubio You are losing support. You know who’s helping you lose?
    ==> @CesarConda #Shamnasty

  • Steve_J

    Lie after lie.

  • bidentime

    Marco you’ve got some splainin to do.

  • Guest

    Et tu Marco?

  • BenY

    What a joke! So then, why even come forward? they have full benefits now and they vote, the Dems see to that. Each day the GOP proves they are just as stupid as liberals. These fools lie to us to get elected, pander for TP votes and then join the typical DC BS. These are the things term limits are made of. Don’t vote them in again.

  • Wigglesworth

    I’m for immigration reform, but there is hardly anything reformed in this bill. Start over with REAL reform.

    Rubio is a shrub that wants to be a Bush.

  • Chip

    Yet, the anchor babies are guaranteed welfare, food stamps, medical care, and housing. Of course this is given to the “primary care giver” of the child. Betcha can’t guess who that might be?

  • KansasGirl

    Has Rubio ever been vetted properly?
    I wouldn’t call him a conservative.

  • kim

    hmm… turns out Rubio is just as familiar with blatent lyinug as the rest of the DC crowd

  • BenY

    The RINOs eventually show their true stripes. Let’s hope he is sent packing in the next election cycle. We don’t need no stinkin RINIOs! No mas!