LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was in Las Vegas on Saturday to speak on the proposed immigration reform bill.
The senator met with the media at The Venetian, where he is attending a three-day Republic Jewish Coalition.
Rubio says he hopes the proposed immigration reform bill will fix the nation's immigration problem permanently.
He also said he looks forward to the public's input on the just-released bill.
“I want this project to be a good project,” Rubio said. “I don't want to be here 10 years from now and hear people say we don't want to make the mistakes of 2013. I want to be associated with something that fixes this problem once and for all.”
Rubio, who lived in the Las Vegas area as a youth, also says he will work hard against false attacks and rumors about the legislation.
He is one of eight senators who helped write the proposed immigration reform bill.