(CBS NEWS) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., may now refrain from introducing his much-anticipated version of the DREAM Act following Friday’s administration announcement of a deportation deferral process for young, undocumented citizens in the U.S.

A Rubio spokesman told CBS News chief White House correspondent Norah O’Donnell, “Obama’s move kicks the can down the road for two years.” He added that both Rubio’s version of the DREAM Act and the president’s announcement today achieve similar policy goals.

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