Headline RoundupNovember 24th, 2020

Biden Selects Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security

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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.

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