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Nov 24 2020
Biden selects architect of DACA to lead DHS
Presumed President-elect Joseph R. Biden said Monday he wants Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Homeland Security Department, tapping an Obama-era mainstay who helped create the DACA program that protected “Dreamers,” but was also part of the team that expanded family detention.
Mr. Mayorkas, born in Cuba, would be the first Hispanic person and first immigrant to head the department,Washington Times
Oct 18 2021
Pentagon Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Vaccine Mandates on Military, Federal Employees and Contractors
Service members from all five branches of the U.S. military, federal employees, and federal civilian contractors have joined in a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Defense over its COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
The 24 plaintiffs “face a deadline under the Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to receive a COVID-19 vaccine that violates their sincerely held religious beliefs, andThe Epoch Times
Dec 15 2021
Biden heads to Kentucky as residents cope with death, destruction left by deadly tornadoes
President Joe Biden will get a first-hand look at the devastation wrought by this weekend's deadly tornadoes when he travels to Kentucky on Wednesday, as recovery efforts ramp up and the scale of the disaster comes into sharper focus.
Biden will travel to Fort Campbell for a storm briefing and then will visit Mayfield and Dawson Springs, two of the towns hardest hit by the storms, toUSA TODAY
Mar 16 2021
“Hundreds of immigrant children and teenagers have been detained at a Border Patrol tent facility in packed conditions, with some sleeping on the floor because there aren’t enough mats, according to nonprofit lawyers who conduct oversight of immigrant detention centers.” (AP News)
“The Biden administration is turning to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help managing andThe Flip Side
Mar 22 2021
Biden vows to ease border surge as Republicans sense a political opening
Joe Biden is pledging to take new steps to ease a surge of child migrants at the southern border as his White House parries Republican attacks over a wrenching humanitarian challenge that threatens to tarnish his fast start as president.
After weeks of refusing to call the crossings that have overwhelmed border posts a "crisis," the administration is making an aggressive attempt toCNN (Online News)
Mar 14 2021
Pelosi blames Donald Trump for ‘humanitarian challenge’ at border, inheritance of ‘broken system’
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pointed fingers at former President Donald Trump, insinuating that he’s to blame for the crisis at the border during an appearance on ABC News’ "This Week" Sunday.
"This is a humanitarian challenge to all of us," she said. "What the administration has inherited is a broken system at the border and they are working to correct that."
Biden's latestFox News (Online News)
Mar 17 2021
Southwest border crossings on pace for highest levels in 20 years, Biden admin says
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Tuesday the U.S. is expected to reach the highest number of people apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border in two decades.
“We are on pace to encounter more individuals on the southwest border than we have in the last 20 years. We are expelling most single adults and families. We are not expelling unaccompanied children," Mayorkas saidNBC News (Online)
Sep 21 2021
Spin and lies won’t hide the extent of Biden’s border fiasco
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas is indisputably good at one part of his job: always referring to the migrant surge at the border as a “challenge,” never a “crisis.”
He visited Del Rio, Texas, recently and refused to use the offending word about more than 10,000 Haitian migrants huddled under a bridge, living among trash with insufficient food and water in swelteringRich Lowry
Mar 20 2021
First photo inside El Paso migrant center obtained by Fox News, as southern border situation intensifies
Fox News has obtained the first photo taken from inside the El Paso Service Processing Center in Texas, dated March 8, from Customs and Border Patrol (CBP).
The photo, which shows a mother and two children, whom authorities transported from the Rio Grande Valley sector to El Paso, comes after Biden Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas visited the El Paso facility on FridayFox News (Online News)
Jan 28 2021
Four Confirmed for Biden's Cabinet as Senate Moves to Confirm Others by Week's End
One week into the new administration, President Biden has four confirmed cabinet members and the Senate could take action on others by the end of this week.
With Democrats now holding the majority in the Senate, they hope to quickly confirm the rest of President Biden's cabinet picks while juggling other top priorities.
"The Senate will deal with three things simultaneously,CBN