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Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources

The head of the federal General Services Administration has acknowledged that President-elect Joe Biden is the apparent winner of this month’s presidential election

alejandro mayorkas - Independent
6:39pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden picks Cuban-American lawyer Mayorkas as U.S. homeland security chief - Reuters

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to become U.S. secretary of homeland security, Biden's transition team said on Monday, entrusting the Cuban immigrant to help reverse outgoing President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policies.

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
5:45pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Trump finally gives his administration green light to proceed with Biden transition - Reuters

After weeks of defiance, President Donald Trump on Monday allowed officials to proceed with a transition to President-elect Joe Biden, giving his Democratic rival access to briefings and funding even as he vowed to persist with efforts to fight the election r…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
5:45pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden picks Cuban-American lawyer Mayorkas as U.S. homeland security chief - Reuters India

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to become U.S. secretary of homeland security, Biden's transition team said on Monday, entrusting the Cuban immigrant to help reverse outgoing President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policies.

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
5:43pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Mayorkas could bring stability to DHS after years of interim leadership

Former Obama administration official Alejandro Mayorkas was tapped Monday to lead the Department of Homeland Security by President-elect Joe Biden, signaling an intent to bring experienced leadership to the third-largest federal department after years of inst…

alejandro mayorkas - CNN
4:28pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden Nominates Alejandro Mayorkas to Lead Homeland Security Dept.

Alejandro N. Mayorkas, a former deputy homeland security secretary, would be tasked with restoring faith in a department that carried out the Trump immigration agenda.

alejandro mayorkas - Google News
3:24pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden Admin to Feature 1st Women VP, Defense Sec, Treasury Sec and National Intel Director

So far in American history, all four roles have been filled exclusively by men.

alejandro mayorkas - Newsweek
2:47pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

First Latino tapped to head DHS signals shift from Trump's hard-line immigration policies

Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban American and former Obama administration official, has the experience to change Trump's "inhuman immigration policies," Sen. Bob Menendez said.

alejandro mayorkas - NBC News
2:41pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden picks Alejandro Mayorkas, a son of Jewish Cuban refugees, to lead the Department of Homeland Security

Mayorkas was second-in-command at DHS under President Barack Obama. He would be the first immigrant and first Hispanic American to lead the department.

alejandro mayorkas - Google News
2:13pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden announces historic picks for foreign policy and national security Cabinet posts

Joe Biden rolled out his first Cabinet nominations Monday afternoon who will help guide his administration's foreign policy and national security agenda.

alejandro mayorkas - ABC News
2:09pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden reveals top cabinet picks, with climate change job for John Kerry

US president-elect Joe Biden reveals who will take up key posts in his cabinet, with John Kerry to be in charge of climate change, and 43-year-old Jake Sullivan to become one of the youngest national security advisers in history.

alejandro mayorkas - ABC News (AU)
1:07pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden announces national security team

The president-elect named his secretary of state, national security adviser, homeland security secretary, ambassador to the UN and made other key appointments.

alejandro mayorkas - CBS News
1:07pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Joe Biden picks Cuban-American lawyer Mayorkas as U.S. Homeland Security Chief

Joe Biden will nominate former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to head the U.S. Treasury

alejandro mayorkas - The Hindu
12:50pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Reports: Biden picks Janet Yellen, former Fed chair, as first woman to lead Treasury Department

President-elect Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen, a former head of the Federal Reserve, to become the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.

alejandro mayorkas - USA Today
12:31pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden announces first cabinet posts of administration

The president-elect named nominees for secretary of state, homeland security, national security adviser, among others.

alejandro mayorkas - Al Jazeera English
12:13pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

GOP senator, business leaders urge prompt Biden transition

Pressure is increasing on a Trump administration official to authorize a formal transition process for President-elect Joe Biden

alejandro mayorkas - ABC News
12:10pm PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden taps Alejandro Mayorkas as first immigrant to lead DHS

Mayorkas, a Cuban immigrant who arrived in the U.S. as a political refugee, would also become the first Latino to lead the department.

alejandro mayorkas - CBS News
11:15am PST - November 23rd, 2020

President-elect Biden names Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security Chief

NBC News Justice correspondent Julia Ainsley reports on Biden’s nominee for Homeland Security, saying that Mayorkas has experience dealing with both refugee problems and outbreaks.

alejandro mayorkas - MSNBC
11:10am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden puts Homeland Security in hands of Alejandro Mayorkas, the Cuban-American lawyer who championed citizenship for immigrants

Joe Biden has tapped Cuban-born lawyer Alejandro Mayorkas to head the Department of Homeland Security. Mayorkas previously served in the DHS under Barack Obama, and has advocated a path to citizenship for immigrants. Read Full Article at RT.com

alejandro mayorkas - RT
11:07am PST - November 23rd, 2020

FACTBOX-The Biden Cabinet: President-elect builds his foreign policy team - Reuters

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden began naming members of his Cabinet on Monday, appointing experienced foreign policy and national security experts to key posts in line with his pledge to restore the United States' global ties and standing as a world lead…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
10:25am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden picks Cuban-American lawyer Mayorkas as U.S. homeland security chief - Reuters UK

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to become U.S. secretary of homeland security, Biden's transition team said on Monday, entrusting the Cuban immigrant to help reverse outgoing President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration polic…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
10:01am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden picks Cuban-American lawyer Mayorkas as U.S. homeland security chief - Reuters

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to become U.S. secretary of homeland security, Biden's transition team said on Monday, entrusting the Cuban immigrant to help reverse outgoing President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration polic…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
9:51am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden rolls out foreign policy and national security team - Reuters India

President-elect Joe Biden picked a number of people for top Cabinet and White House posts on Monday, including Antony Blinken to be secretary of state, Jake Sullivan as national security adviser and Avril Haines to be director of national intelligence, his tr…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
9:38am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden transition announces national security team selections

NBC's Geoff Bennett reports as the Biden transition team announces new selections to serve in national security positions. These include Alejandro Mayorkas, the first Latino nominee to run the Department of Homeland Security, and John Kerry, who will serve as…

alejandro mayorkas - MSNBC
9:35am PST - November 23rd, 2020

Biden rolls out foreign policy and national security team - Reuters

President-elect Joe Biden picked a number of people for top Cabinet and White House posts on Monday, including Antony Blinken to be secretary of state, Jake Sullivan as national security adviser and Avril Haines to be director of national intelligence, his tr…

alejandro mayorkas - Reuters
9:34am PST - November 23rd, 2020

RT @AliMayorkas: For twelve years I had the privilege to stand in a federal courtroom and announce, “Alejandro Mayorkas on behalf of the Un…

EO (@realEugeneOO)
9:22am PST - January 17th, 2021

Reminder: I'm looking forward to a HSGAC hearing where DHS can't spew their lies. Hearings | Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee https://t.co/mHzxgGDK0w

Thcartwright (@thcartwright)
9:16am PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @C_C_Krebs: Encouraged to see this hearing noticed, hoping @AliMayorkas gets a speedy confirmation. Eager to see the next @DHSgov com…

no name here. (@rosebudkitty)
8:57am PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @jacobkornbluh: The American Jewish Congress calls for the swift confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary ahead of Tuesday’s…

Tovah Lazaroff (@tovahlazaroff)
8:23am PST - January 17th, 2021
The American Jewish Congress calls for the swift confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary ahead of Tuesday’s confirmation hearing. 

“There is a great need for strong security support for the Jewish community at both our physical institutions & in the public realm.” https://t.co/okYriAruxE

The American Jewish Congress calls for the swift confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as DHS secretary ahead of Tuesday’s confirmation hearing. “There is a great need for strong security support for the Jewish community at both our physical institutions & in the public realm.” https://t.co/okYriAruxE

Jacob Kornbluh (@jacobkornbluh)
8:23am PST - January 17th, 2021

RT @CNNOpinion: .@BennieGThompson: "To ensure Americans' safety and fulfill the oath of office, the US Senate must move quickly to confirm…

carol (@caroltoonies)
9:47pm PST - January 16th, 2021

Biden picks #DACA architect to be #DHS Secretary… #HoJoe https://t.co/KN8hebRGCo

J.P. (@D_A_G_Chaos)
3:54pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @Sephardic_in_DC: Alejandro Mayorkas @AliMayorkas, @JoeBiden’s pick for DHS head, would be 1st #Latino in the post, also first American…

President Elect-LEE (@guqigirl)
2:45pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @BenjiZion: I pray that Mr. @AliMayorkas will do what’s right for our people in Cuba. I pray that the Dems will put a stop to any collus…

President Elect-LEE (@guqigirl)
1:15pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @BenjiZion: I pray that Mr. @AliMayorkas will do what’s right for our people in Cuba. I pray that the Dems will put a stop to any collus…

Bladerunner (@CarryOnWaywdSon)
12:53pm PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @SenTomCotton: Alejandro Mayorkas was found by Barack Obama’s Inspector General to be guilty of selling Green Cards to Chinese nationals…

GramMam55 (@GramMam1955)
8:31am PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @Timodc: Senator @robportman is both slow-rolling the confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas—despite the fact that Trump’s acting head of DH…

Phyliss Ragland (@paragland)
8:27am PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @Timodc: Senator @robportman is both slow-rolling the confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas—despite the fact that Trump’s acting head of DH…

Bricchetti (@Bricchetti1)
7:48am PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @SMBWhitney: Labor Secretary: Marty Walsh Commerce Secretary: Gina Raimondo Secretary of Homeland Security: Alejandro Mayorkas Secret…

Susan ☆ Whitney ☆ E Pluribus Unum ☆Out of Many,One (@SMBWhitney)
3:52am PST - January 16th, 2021

RT @JulieNBCNews: Just added: Tony Blinken’s nomination hearing. Four senate nomination hearings on January 19: 1) Janet Yellen (Treasury…

Ryan Sullivan (@Ryan_FSullivan)
7:54pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @joncoopertweets: Four former homeland security secretaries: Confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s DHS nominee https://t.co/r5JfvUd8A2

Katniss Everdeen-Mellark (@KatnissEM)
7:54pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @AndrewBatesNC: NEW from former Homeland Security secretaries Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge: "We cannot…

Harry Ravenel (@hjr3rd)
7:53pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

Eric Davis (@EricDavisMiddVT)
7:53pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @natashakorecki: Update: DHS nominee Alejandro Mayorkas now has a hearing scheduled, set for Jan. 19. https://t.co/4XUwq7rVKP

Jeannie Hartley (@Jeannie_Hartley)
7:53pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

Chris (@ChrisParekkaden)
7:52pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

M Seth (@manavseth)
7:50pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @AndrewBatesNC: NEW from former Homeland Security secretaries Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge: "We cannot…

Erick Yamanaka (@erickyamanaka)
7:50pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

Evan Feigenbaum (@EvanFeigenbaum)
7:50pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

Aron Goldman (@ArgoJournal)
7:49pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @kaylatausche: Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury

HJ Mai (@HJ_Mai)
7:49pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @washingtonpost: 4 former homeland security secretaries write in Opinions: We cannot afford one more day without a confirmed DHS leader…

Jared (@MayorMcawesome)
7:49pm PST - January 12th, 2021

Jan. 19 shaping up to be appointment television for Biden Cabinet confirmation hearings: 10am: Janet Yellen, @USTreasury 10am, Alejandro Mayorkas, @DHSgov 2pm: Tony Blinken, @StateDept 3pm: (Ret.) Gen. Lloyd Austin, @DeptofDefense

Kayla Tausche (@kaylatausche)
7:48pm PST - January 12th, 2021

4 former homeland security secretaries: We cannot afford one more day without a confirmed DHS leader Opinion by Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge The times demand it. https://t.co/NZUVqgXedp

Rajiv Ramlal (@UNRajiv)
7:47pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @AndrewBatesNC: NEW from former Homeland Security secretaries Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge: "We cannot…

InfoSec matters (@InfoSecMatters)
7:46pm PST - January 12th, 2021

Trump doesn’t care about the security of the USA. He’s probably expecting a plane from Russia to invade our airspace and whisk him away. https://t.co/kCrCeVBUCd

Aly McF (@AlyMcF)
7:42pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @joncoopertweets: Four former homeland security secretaries: Confirm Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s DHS nominee https://t.co/r5JfvUd8A2

so oregon lash addict (@addict_so)
7:41pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @AndrewBatesNC: NEW from former Homeland Security secretaries Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge: "We cannot…

liska langdon (@liskaaz)
7:41pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @MollyNagle3: 2 Senate cmtes plan hearings to consider @JoeBiden's cabinet picks on Jan. 19: --Senate Finance will consider the "antici…

Daly-BidenIsMyPresident (@Daly81)
7:38pm PST - January 12th, 2021

4 former homeland security secretaries: We cannot afford one more day without a confirmed DHS leader https://t.co/hpOtVkV1vg

Graham Sherr (@graham_sherr)
7:37pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @AndrewBatesNC: NEW from former Homeland Security secretaries Michael Chertoff, Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano and Tom Ridge: "We cannot…

amidthetransitiontumult (@amidthetumult)
7:34pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @washingtonpost: 4 former homeland security secretaries write in Opinions: We cannot afford one more day without a confirmed DHS leader…

Katrine McCaig (@kumccaig44)
7:34pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @Haleaziz: 4 former DHS secretaries write: "Indeed, the leadership vacuum and turmoil at DHS may have contributed to the failure to ant…

Douglas Rivlin (@douglasrivlin)
7:33pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @natashakorecki: Update: DHS nominee Alejandro Mayorkas now has a hearing scheduled, set for Jan. 19. https://t.co/4XUwq7rVKP

Wendy McMahon Johnson (@WendyMcMahonJo1)
7:33pm PST - January 12th, 2021

RT @natashakorecki: Update: DHS nominee Alejandro Mayorkas now has a hearing scheduled, set for Jan. 19. https://t.co/4XUwq7rVKP

RW (@Schubiette)
7:33pm PST - January 12th, 2021

The Fraternal Order of Police enthusiastically endorses Joe Biden’s choice of Alejandro N. Mayorkas as director of Homeland Security, writes @PYoes https://t.co/syuyPagkDT via @WSJ

privateofficer (@privateofficer)
8:19pm PST - January 9th, 2021