But Trump's casual announcement, made in response to a reporter's question outside the White House, temporarily created more uncertainty about who was in charge of the sprawling department.
By Jill Colvin, Colleen Long, Associated Press
The hearing is on terrorism, but it's highly likely lawmakers will ask Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan about his time within the administration.
Kevin McAleenan is leaving his post as acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security after six months on the job, President Trump announced Friday. During his short tenure, McAleenan oversaw an agency that has moved to drastically curb entry…
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump made the announcement on Twitter.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
By Colleen Long, Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The agreement could lead to migrants from third countries obtaining refuge in El Salvador, even though many Salvadorans are fleeing their nation and seeking asylum in the U.S.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Colleen Long, Associated Press
The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security over questions about whether officials were offered pardons by President Donald Trump.
With Hurricane Dorian devastating the Bahamas and heading toward the U.S., how are American agencies and officials getting ready for the threat? Acting Homeland Security Sec. Kevin McAleenan joins Amna Nawaz to discuss preparation efforts, including pre-deployment of supplies and…
Acting Sec. of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan recently met with El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, about efforts to stem the tide of migrants heading north toward the U.S. McAleenan sits down with Amna Nawaz, who also made the trip,…
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan is currently on a three-day trip to Central America to discuss migration and border security with leaders in El Salvador. Reporting from San Salvador, Amna Nawaz joins Judy Woodruff to talk about McAleenan's…
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