The Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act, introduced by Sen. Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerAmerica isn't ready to let Sessions off his leash Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: ‘About time’ GOP should reject the left's pessimism and the deficit trigger MORE (D-N.Y.) last month, would take several steps aimed at streamlining the U.S. visa system and making changes supporters hope would boost tourism.

Among other things, the bill, S. 2233, would expand the time that Chinese and Canadian visitors can stay in the United States, and allow the government to lower visa application fees during off-peak visiting times.

"President Obama and Congress should build on the recent bipartisan momentum following approval of the JOBS Act to move forward with the JOLT Act and help bring more foreign tourist dollars to Florida and the U.S.," Rubio said.

Last month, Schumer estimated that the bill would add nearly $100 billion to the U.S. economy over a decade, and create nearly 700,000 jobs.

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Aside from promoting tourism, Rubio called on President Obama to encourage Brazil to "be a voice for human rights in Latin America and worldwide." That mirrors a call from House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.), who last week called on Obama to explain Brazil's ties to Cuba, Palestine and Syria during their summit meeting.