(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, one of four Latino cabinet members in President Joe Biden's administration, said on Tuesday he wanted to end raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement at workplaces. "The deployment of mass worksite operations, sometimes resulting in the simultaneous... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday announced the formation of the Law Enforcement Coordination Council -- an effort to "institutionalize best practices in law enforcement," Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said in an interview with ABC News. The LECC, chaired by Mayorkas, is the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas launched an internal probe Monday "to address the threat of domestic violent extremism within the Department of Homeland Security," according to a letter he wrote to all DHS employees. Mayorkas said he will compile a... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(EL PASO, Texas) -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was headed to visit the southern border Friday amid growing controversy over how the Biden administration is dealing with a surge in migrants, especially unaccompanied... Read More.
By QUINN OWEN and LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas appeared before lawmakers for the first time as secretary on Wednesday, amid the humanitarian crisis at the southern border.A record increase in crossing attempts... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Senate voted 56-43 to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security.Mayorkas, a former federal prosecutor and deputy DHS secretary, faces an increasing challenge... Read More.