Kirstjen Michele Nielsen is an American attorney who was the sixth United States Secretary of Homeland Security. She is a former Principal Deputy White House Chief of Staff to President Donald Trump and was chief of staff to John F. Kelly during his term as Secretary of Homeland Security.
As homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen became increasingly worried about Russian attempts to influence the 2020 election. But she couldn’t discuss it at high-level White House meetings. NYTimes.com - Published
Before taking over for Kirstjen Nielsen at the Department of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan was responsible for enforcing the child separation policy that he says slowed the flow of migrant parents.. CBS News - Published
The new chief of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) named the United States' top airport-security official, David Pekoske, his acting deputy on Thursday, as President Donald Trump overhauls the..
Reuters reports President Donald Trump’s administration has stepped up pressure on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. It's now more likely to fire more senior officials as the agency struggles..
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump is planning to remove even more senior leaders from the Department of Homeland Security. A senior administration official said that agency leaders have not..
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was not returning to a policy of separating children from family members who had illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border, as his administration grapples with..
A U.S. judge on Monday issued an injunction halting the Trump administration's policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases in Mexico. Gavino Garay has..
According to CNN, Secret Service director Randolph Alles has been sacked from the post. Alles has served as the Secret Service director since 2017, but two weeks ago he was told there would be a change..
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen abruptly resigned on Sunday. Multiple reports have said White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller was the architect behind her resignation. Just who..