White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Tuesday that Thomas Bossert would be leaving his post. She said Trump was “grateful for Tom’s commitment to the safety and security of our great country.” … [Read more...] about Day after new NSA boss takes over, homeland security aide is out
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The Senate confirmed Nielsen, a former White House aide, in December 2017 to replace John Kelly as he moved into his role as White House chief of staff. It has been Nielsen’s role to implement Trump’s strict immigration policies at the borders, a job that has become difficult as immigration advocates push back against the administration’s tactics. … [Read more...] about Homeland Security Denies Report That Secretary Drafted Resignation Letter
“The final straw has been the separation of children from their parents at the Southwest border,” she wrote. “This is child kidnapping, plain and simple.” … [Read more...] about Homeland Security Advisory Council Members Resign Over ‘Repugnant’ Family Separations
One facility was fined after "a pattern of repeat deficiencies over a 3-year period, primarily related to health care and mental health standards," the report said. Another fine followed a U.S. Department of Labor order against the facility for failing to pay proper wages. … [Read more...] about Homeland Security IG questions ICE’s oversight of detention facilities
“Reports that journalists have been held for 13-plus hours for questioning, have been stopped or returned from traveling to do their work, and that lawyers have had sensitive legal documents reviewed by CBP officials is likewise troubling,” the letter read. … [Read more...] about Members of Congress to Homeland Security: Why are you tracking journalists on Mexican border?