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May 21 2022
A federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration from ending Title 42, a Trump-era border policy, days before it was scheduled to lapse.
U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays of the Western District of Louisiana granted a request for a preliminary injunction made by the attorneys general of over 20 states on Friday, according to Fox News. The attorneys general sued the federalThe Daily Wire
Apr 29 2022
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas faced a political onslaught this week during his appearances on Capitol Hill. Republican lawmakers grilled the nation's topic public safety official on his record responding to the surge at the border and the Biden administration's move to lift the Title 42 public health order barring certain migrants from seeking asylum.Newsweek
Mar 21 2021
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Sunday underscored the Biden administration’s messaging to migrants that the southern border is closed, though he noted that it would not expel “vulnerable children.”
Mayorkas’s comments came in response to a question by Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press regarding whether the administration had created a “market efficiencyNational Review
May 06 2022
Democrats lashed out at administration officials Thursday, saying there’s no indication that Homeland Security is ready to handle the massive surge of illegal immigrants that experts say is coming.
Two weeks of appearances by Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and other department experts have done little to quell those fears.
“Is the administration prepared?” Sen. Jon Ossoff, GeorgiaWashington Times
May 05 2022
Virginia Republican Attorney General Jason Miyares sent a letter signed by 20 GOP attorneys general on Thursday to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas threatening legal action against its ‘un-American’ Disinformation Governance Board.
The letter claims that the new board violates the constitutional freedoms that attorneys general are called to defend.The Daily Wire
Apr 29 2022
A new board at the Department of Homeland Security will focus on countering misinformation and disinformation, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers today, with Wilson Center fellow Nina Jankowicz separately confirming that she would be executive director of the board.
During a hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to discussHomeland Security Today
Apr 29 2022
Afederal speech czar? Just as the Founders imagined it, no doubt.
Earlier this week, Department of Homeland Security secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told Congress that his agency is creating a “Disinformation Governance Board” to combat “misinformation” coming from Russia as we near this year’s midterm elections. The Biden administration’s new Committee on Public Information will be led byDavid Harsanyi
Apr 27 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is setting up a Disinformation Governance Board in an attempt to combat “misinformation” online.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas spoke about the “just established” governance board during a congressional hearing on Wednesday, arguing it would help reduce domestic threats to the United States.
The team will focus on irregularBreitbart News
Apr 25 2022
Elections have consequences. Or at least, they are supposed to.
When the American people voted to replace former President Donald Trump with now-President Joe Biden, that should have meant that many of Trump’s policies — including policies governing the US-Mexico border — could be abandoned and replaced by policies supported by Democrats. That is, after all, how democratic republicsVox
Mar 19 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is travelling to the U.S.-Mexico border Friday with a group of bipartisan lawmakers as an influx of migrants seek asylum, creating a backlog of unaccompanied minors in U.S. custody.
Mayorkas will be joined by top members on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senators Gary Peters and Rob Portman, as well asCBS News (Online)