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2021-02-04T04:00:02+00:00

Senate confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security secretary

The US Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the first Latino and immigrant to lead the department. Mayorkas will play a central role in the Biden administration's response to the Covid-19 pandemic, national security threats and immigration policies.

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