In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's push for a Republican version of immigration legislation could be the answer to GOP election-year prayers. The telegenic son of Cuban exiles and potential vice presidential pick is putting together a bill that would allow young illegal immigrants to study and work in the United States but still deny them citizenship. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite

In this Dec. 16, 2011 file photo, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's push for a Republican version of immigration legislation could be the answer to GOP election-year prayers. The telegenic son of Cuban exiles and potential vice presidential pick is putting together a bill that would allow young illegal immigrants to study and work in the United States but still deny them citizenship. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)