Politics Apr 10

President Donald Trump speaks next to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner, as he visits the U.S.-Mexico border in Calexico, California. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
Trump says only one person is in charge of immigration: Him

Asked by reporters whether he had considered tapping his influential aide, Stephen Miller, to lead the Department of Homeland Security given Miller's focus on the issue, President Donald Trump was ready with praise — but not a promotion.

Apr 07

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.