The officials said the president’s plan would be more in depth than both the blueprint he released in 2011 and the set of principles announced Monday by a bipartisan group of senators. But he won’t produce a specific bill as long as the Senate is making progress, the officials said…

Under the Senate plan, the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants would not earn green cards until the border is deemed secure. Administration officials said Obama does not favor linking legal status to border security, arguing that undocumented immigrants should not be kept in a state of limbo.