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Kirstjen M. Nielsen Sworn-in as New DHS Secretary

DHS, Dec. 6, 2017 - "Today, Ms. Kirstjen M. Nielsen was sworn-in as the sixth Secretary of Homeland Security. Secretary Nielsen was joined by White House and Department officials during a brief swearing-in at the White House."

Nielsen Thumbs Nose at Mattis over Deportation of Veterans

Alex Horton, Washington Post, Apr. 4, 2018 - "Immigration and Customs Enforcement appears to have ignored a directive from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to prevent the deportation of noncitizen troops and veterans, seeking to remove a Chinese immigrant despite laws that allow veterans with honorable...

Trump, Nielsen Give Hondurans the Boot - TPS to End Jan. 5, 2020

DHS, May 4, 2018 - "The Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen has determined that termination of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Honduras is required pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. To allow for an orderly transition, she has determined to delay...

TPS for Honduras Will Terminate on Jan. 5, 2020

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 108 / Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - "The designation of Honduras for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) is set to expire on July 5, 2018. After reviewing country conditions and consulting with appropriate U.S. Government agencies, the Secretary of Homeland Security has determined...

ABA President Hilarie Bass Sends Letter to DOJ, DHS Opposing Separation of Families

ABA, June 12, 2018 - "American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass sent a letter today to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing the association’s strong opposition to recent actions by the Department of Justice and DHS that...

Babies Behind Bars: Child Abuse Now Government Policy Under Trump, Sessions, Nielsen

Steve Turnham, ABC News, June 18, 2018 - "There’s a vivid term mental health experts use to describe the destruction of the love of life in another human being, especially in a child: It's called “soul murder.” It can happen as a result of physical abuse, they say, but just...