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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan speaks about the impact of the dramatic increase in illegal crossings that continue to occur along the Southwest during a news conference, in El Paso

Trump’s Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan is stepping down

Trump said that there were many "wonderful candidates" to replace Kevin McAleenan and that he would make an announcement next week.
President Donald Trump holds up a hurricane track chart with Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan as he talks to reporters during a status report meeting on Hurricane Dorian in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, September 4, 2019.

Trump’s Homeland Security chief says he’s ‘uncomfortable’ with how he’s unable to leave the politics out of the job

He shuns the phrase "illegal aliens," according to The Washington Post, and refers to them as "migrants" and "vulnerable families."

Homeland Security officials launch investigation after a hand-drawn swastika was found in one of their buildings

"This display of hate and cowardice does not represent the dedicated hardworking men and women," a DHS official said in a statement.

Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just weeks after he urged Trump to fire Kirstjen Nielsen. The new acting secreta...

Trump officials reportedly described the dispute as a "power struggle" and an "immigration knife fight."

John Kelly reportedly described Department of Homeland Security as a ‘mess’

John Kelly, who led the DHS prior to becoming Trump's chief of staff, reportedly complained about the department's state when he was in both roles.

Some Homeland Security officials are shaken by Trump’s purge and pointing out their new office is built at a former government mental hospital

The construction of the 4.5 million square-feet building was reportedly delayed for over a decade, but will be ready to house employees this month.

Kirstjen Nielsen’s second-in-command at the Department of Homeland Security is out, days after Nielsen abruptly resigned

Homeland Security management undersecretary Claire Grady, a career government official, will officially leave the agency on Wednesday.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)

A powerful GOP senator has ramped up his criticism of Trump, bashing him on everything from wind turbines to immigration

"The president has to have some stability and particularly with the number one issue that he’s made for his campaign," Sen. Chuck Grassley said.
White House senior adviser Stephen Miller walks behind President Donald Trump.

Stephen Miller ‘should own the policy’: Democratic lawmaker suggests nominating Trump adviser Stephen Miller to lead Homeland Security

"How about Stephen Miller asks the president to appoint him as the secretary of [DHS] so he can be up front," one Democrat said.
A migrant family, part of a caravan of thousands traveling from Central America en route to the United States, run away from tear gas in front of the border wall between the U.S and Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico November 25, 2018.

Trump administration floats claims that tear-gassed women and children were ‘human shields’

The Trump administration floated unsubstantiated claims to defend the use of tear gas on a crowd that included women and children.