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DHS No. 2 regrets perception of favoritism in visa cases

Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas steadfastly defended his work on three foreign-investor visa cases while testifying before a House committee Thursday, following allegations that he used his post to help well-connected Democrats.

Tags: DHS , Oversight

Friday - 05/01/2015, 12:40am EDT

Homeland Security No. 2 accused of improper influence

Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas helped efforts to secure the visas in ways that created the appearance of favoritism and special access, the DHS IG said Tuesday.

Tags: DHS , inspector general , Oversight

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 03:16am EDT

Secret Service chief resigns amid security lapses

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House. DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson named a former Special Agent in Charge of Presidential Protective Division as the interim acting director.

Tags: Secret Service , Julia Pierson , people , Jeh Johnson , Joseph Clancy , DHS , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 03:35pm EDT

Senate confirms Mayorkas to Homeland Security Dept

Tags: people , DHS , Senate

Friday - 12/20/2013, 03:20pm EST

Senate panel approves Obama's pick for DHS No. 2

Tags: DHS , Senate , Carper , people

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 03:28pm EST

DHS nominee Mayorkas defends integrity, offers plans to improve employee morale

Despite being under investigation, Alejandro Mayorkas testified today on becoming the next deputy secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Mayorkas said that claims he exercised undue influence on cases in his agency, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services, are false.

Tags: DHS , Congress , Senate , Oversight , USCIS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Tom Carper , Janet Napolitano , Tom Coburn

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 06:01pm EDT

Operating the World's Largest Immigration System

Mayorkas leads the agency within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security charged with operating the largest immigration system in the world.

Tags: management , Business of Government Hour ,

Thursday - 10/18/2012, 02:42pm EDT

Federal Drive interviews - May 22

The Federal Drive talks to the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services about its new and long-awaited electronic system. Plus, we continue our series on the Service to America Medal finalists and learn about a "stock market" for fish.

Tags: Federal Drive , Kyle Myers , Rick Robins , FDA , Service to America Medals , USCIS , USCIS Transformation , Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 09:48am EDT

Immigration agency opens gate for online applications

After years of planning and months of delays, USCIS will launch its online portal, ELIS, on Tuesday. But the portal will only be open to a fraction of benefit seekers while the agency works out the kinks.

Tags: DHS , USCIS , USCIS Transformation , ELIS , immigration

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 01:16pm EDT
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