Kirstjen Nielsen

6th United States Secretary of Homeland Security

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Kirstjen Nielsen: 6th United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Kirstjen Michele Nielsen is an American attorney who is a former United States secretary of homeland security. She is a former principal White House deputy chief of staff to President Donald Trump and was chief of staff to John F. Kelly during his tenure as secretary of homeland security.


Will Kirstjen Nielsen stay on as homeland security secretary?

Dan Balz, Salena Zito, Jeffrey Goldberg and Seung Min Kim discuss reports that Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen threatened to resign this week, as well as the president's decision to..
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Trump admin. orders asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Thursday that the U.S. will force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico until their case is heard by a judge. New York Times immigration reporter..
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GOP strategist on DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's exit

Former assistant secretary for strategic communications and public affairs at the Department of Homeland Security Lauren Chaffey, who is now managing director at Hamilton Place Strategies, joins CBSN's..
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Former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she left post because 'saying no' wasn't enough

When asked on whether she regretted signing the memo that resulted in family separations, Nielsen said, "I don't regret enforcing the law because I took an oath to do that..." - Published

Brandi Carlile boycotts women's summit over former Trump DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Brandi Carlile is withdrawing from Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit over the participation of former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. - Published

Doctors Warn More Children in Border Patrol Stations Could Die Like Felipe and Jakelin

doctors warn more children in border patrol stations could die like felipe and jakelin
Border detention facilities like those where 8-year-old Guatemalan migrant Felipe Alonzo-Gomez fell fatally ill while detained by Border Patrol are no place for children—healthy or otherwise—top..
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