Kevin McAleenan, new acting DHS boss, has long record in border security
Sunday, 7 April 2019 President Trump revealed in a tweet Sunday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan will become the acting head of Homeland Security, the sprawling department of 240,000 people, following the resignation of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
According to Reuters, the Transportation Security Administration said that the Trump administration plans to redirect TSA staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant..
Business Insider reports President Donald Trump last week told the commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency to block asylum-seekers from entering the US and that Trump would pardon him..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a... WorldNews Also reported by •CBS News