Tag: Alejandro N. Mayorkas

Homeland Security Secretary Blamed for Spike in Migration

Homeland Security Secretary Blamed for Spike in Migration

Republicans on Capitol Hill are reviewing Biden’s immigration policies as the midterm elections are getting closer. Homeland security secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas was blamed for causing a spike in migration. Representative Clay Higgins, Republican of Louisiana, said, “I feel that America needs you to own this thing, good sir. Speak to the American people and own this thing. We’re losing our country down there. We need you to resign.”

Biden Administration Makes a Change to the Asylum Process

Biden Administration Makes a Change to the Asylum Process

The Biden Administration has made some changes on how they will operate the asylum status for immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. Instead of having the immigration judges look over the asylum applicants, the process would be in the responsibility of the asylum officer. This would allow the asylum process to expedite to six months instead of the original waiting time of about five years.

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