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Sep 05 2023
House GOP leaders subpoenaed Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas and other officials Tuesday over allegations President Biden’s aides were tipped off about plans to interview first son Hunter. House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) targeted the Homeland honcho seeking documents about the probe into Hunter Biden’s alleged tax-dodging and weapons antics, as well asNew York Post (News)
Oct 07 2023
TEMPE, Ariz. — Alejandro Mata kicked a 43-yard field goal with 12 seconds left, Shedeur Sanders accounted for two touchdowns and Colorado ended an eight-game Pac-12 losing streak with a 27-24 win over Arizona State on Saturday. Arizona State (1-5, 0-3 Pac-12) labored offensively much of the afternoon without three starting offensive linemen and two key backups due to injuries. The Sun DevilsThe Dallas Morning News
Oct 05 2023
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas slammed news reports this week about a notice that the administration posted that waived dozens of laws in order to build border wall on the U.S. southern border. Mayorkas said on the U.S. Federal Register that the dire conditions on the U.S.-Mexico border makes it “necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legalThe Daily Wire
Oct 04 2023
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Wednesday there is an “acute and immediate need” to build border wall in southern Texas, and issued an order waiving some of the country’s most iconic environmental protection laws to speed up construction.
Mr. Mayorkas identified dozens of miles of border where he plans to build a barrier and roads, and where he indicated thoseWashington Times
Sep 05 2023
House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) subpoenaed Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Secret Service officials over allegations that the Justice Department tipped off Hunter Biden’s Secret Service detail and his father’s transition team to an interview investigators wanted to conduct for their criminal investigation into the president’s son. The committee isWashington Examiner
Nov 24 2020
Projected 2020 presidential election winner Joe Biden selected Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban American and former Obama administration official, to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Mayorkas helped create the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program but also helped expand family detention. He's the first Latino selected to lead the DHS.NBC News (Online) NPR (Online News) Washington Times
Sep 22 2023
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will make a sudden trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday following a historic week in which daily encounters of migrants attempting to enter illegally topped 10,000 and show no sign of slowing.
The DHS announced on Friday morning that Mayorkas will travel to the Rio Grande Valley of southeast Texas. In an unusual move,Washington Examiner
Sep 05 2023
The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, chaired by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., Tuesday issued subpoenas to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Secret Service on claims that DHS employees had blocked the Secret Service from providing information to Congress concerning the Justice Department's conduct in the criminal investigation into Hunter Biden.Newsmax (News)
Jul 26 2023
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan lambasted President Joe Biden’s border policies, calling it a “Biden border crisis” and describing them as “open border policies” in his opening remarks Wednesday at a hearing where Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is testifying.
“I know that today Secretary Mayorkas is going to try to paint a rosy picture of this disastrousCNN (Online News)
Jun 14 2023
The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday to examine Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas’ "dereliction of duty."
Mayorkas has been under the spotlight after Title 42—the pandemic-era policy at the southern border—expired and as calls for his impeachment ramp up from House Republicans, namely Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene.