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May 14 2023
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas called a recent Florida ruling that blocked the quick release of migrants into the United States "very harmful." Last Thursday, a judge implemented a two-week restraining order on a policy of releasing illegal immigrants into the U.S. without proper notices for court hearings, something critics are saying is similar to a previous policy known as "Washington Examiner
Jul 17 2023
‘Tennesseans Deserve To Know’: GOP Lawmakers Target Mayorkas After Illegal Immigrant Accused Of Child Rape
A group of Tennessee Republican lawmakers pushed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday to explain how an illegal immigrant accused of raping multiple children was allowed to stay in the U.S. for two decades. The Republicans, led by Sen. Marsha Blackburn, wrote a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas accusing his agency of failing to enforce American immigrationThe Daily Wire
May 15 2023
The number of crossings along the U.S. southern border has dropped by 50% since pandemic-related asylum restrictions expired on Thursday, contradicting earlier fears that there would be a surge, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Sunday.
U.S. Border Patrol counted roughly 6,300 crossings on Friday and 4,300 on Saturday, down from more than 10,000 before Title 42 expiredHuffPost
Sep 05 2023
House investigators issued six subpoenas Tuesday seeking information about the government’s role in allegedly obstructing a criminal probe into Hunter Biden over hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes and lying on a gun background check form. The subpoenas seek “all documents and communications” related to the FBI tipping off the Secret Service and the Biden presidential transitionWashington Times
Apr 24 2023
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo has been extradited from the U.S. to Peru, where he faces charges of corruption and money laundering while in office from 2001 to 2006. Toledo is accused of receiving millions of dollars in bribes from Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht in exchange for public work contracts. Toledo was taken into custody last week and arrived in LimaDemocracy Now!
Nov 18 2022
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee have begun rolling out their investigative plans for next year in the wake of securing the House majority, and their plans include questioning nearly a dozen individuals within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
The Republicans, led by ranking member Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), sent a notice Friday to Secretary Alejandro MayorkasBreitbart News
Feb 17 2023
Friday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” network anchor Chris Wallace previewed a clip from his show “Who’s talking to Chris Wallace?” of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas claiming Republicans were calling to impeach him for political reasons.
Partial transcript as follows:
WALLACE: How seriously do you take the calls for your impeachment?
MAYORKAS: Oh, I take themBreitbart News
Apr 25 2022
More than 50 Republican members of Congress blasted Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ response to the growing border crisis over the weekend, questioning his actions in the role and “suitability for office.”
In a letter sent to the secretary on Sunday, the lawmakers claimed his actions have dismantled “the security of our nation’s southern border” and disregards “theNew York Post (News)
Sep 05 2023
House Oversight Chairman James Comer Subpoenas Secret Service, DHS Chief Mayorkas Over Tip-Off of Hunter Biden Interview
House Oversight Chairman James Comer on Tuesday issued 6 subpoenas related to the rigged Hunter Biden investigation. “Comer sent a total of six subpoenas Tuesday— one directed to Secretary Mayorkas for documents; and five for depositions—two to Secret Service officials and three to DHS officials.” Fox News reported. • 4 Subpoenas to DHS that require the production of documents andThe Gateway Pundit
Jul 05 2022
The Biden administration's "do not come" message is not deterring hundreds of thousands of foreigners from illegally entering the United States, as they come here in record-breaking numbers.
But on Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said he's "very pleased" that the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Biden administration to end Donald Trump's remain in Mexico policyCNSNews.com