Trump’s Frustration with the Border Grows: CIS

“On April 5, 2019, CNN reported that President Donald Trump has withdrawn the nomination of Ron Vitiello as the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). On Sunday, April 7, 2019 Fox News reported that that Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen had resigned, replaced in an acting capacity by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan. There’s a brewing disaster the border, but these moves raise the question whether the president is irrationally looking for scapegoats on whom to blame for that situation, or is simply looking for people capable of carrying out his agenda. Either way, he must reject purported efforts to remove U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Francis Cissna”.

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