Sen. Marco Rubio Admits He Would Have Illegally Immigrated to U.S.

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In his new memoir 'An American Son,' Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) admits that he would have crossed the border illegally into the United States for his family.

The son of Cuban immigrants wrote: “Many people who come here illegally are doing exactly what we would do if we lived in a country where we couldn’t feed our families. If my kids went to sleep hungry every night and my country didn’t give me an opportunity to feed them, there isn’t a law, no matter how restrictive, that would prevent me from coming here.”

Sen. Rubio is a strong candidate for Mitt Romney's vice presidential nominee.

President Obama recently issued a directive asking the Department of Homeland Security to defer deportations for some undocumented young people, which Sen. Rubio attacked because he was not consulted.

Sen. Rubio also claimed that President Obama is “dividing even Hispanics against other groups of Hispanics" and “sets back our efforts to arrive at a balanced and responsible approach to this issue. It poisons the well. It leads to mistrust."


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