The goal of Harris' trip is to take steps to address the root causes of the migrant surge at the southwest border, though. President Joe Biden has placed Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas in charge of tackling the immediate border issues.
secretary alejandro mayorkas'>Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas reportedly said the White House might restart some building along Donald Trump's southern border wall
On Wednesday's #TWTFrontPage : DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says he’s preparing to take on sanctuary cities, the Pentagon is ramping up its war against ISIS, and more. Stories by @SethMcLaughlin1 @ValRichardson17 @guyjtaylor @shenwutan @ASwoyer
DHS secretary alejandro mayorkas'>Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says he’s preparing to take on sanctuary cities that refuse to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and he wants to see more illegal immigrants face prosecution for jumping the border. #TWTFrontPage
DHS: secretary alejandro mayorkas'>Homeland Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has directed FEMA to support a government-wide effort over the next 90 days to safely receive, shelter, and transfer unaccompanied children who make the dangerous journey to the U.S. southwest border.
DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas also said the U.S. would look to find legal pathways for separated families to stay in the U.S. if they choose to be reunited in the U.S. That is a major step.
There’s a long list of ethical, legal, and policy failures throughout Alejandro Mayorkas’ public service tenure. That’s why I urge my Senate colleagues to oppose his confirmation to be President Biden’s @DHSgov Secretary. Read my letter here 👇