Obama's immigration plan would allow 8-year path to legal citizenship as well as increase in border security funding and requirement for employers to check immigration status
White House pushes back on GOP criticism of draft immigration bill - latimes.com
The draft administration bill, which USA Today disclosed Saturday, adds several new details to what President Obama previously had said in public.
It would create a “lawful prospective immigrant” visa, for example, for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States, and establish a process to allow qualified applicants to become permanent residents within eight years.It would provide for an unspecified increase in funding for border security. It also would require employers to develop a system to check the immigration status of new hires within four years.