Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined U.S. Citizenship. The move follows the departure of Francis Cissna, the Senate-confirmed former director who was swept out last month as part.
Cuccinelli, regarded as an immigration hard-liner, would oversee the country's. The move to replace Director Lee Francis Cissna comes after.
The move startled officials at the White House and at the Department of Homeland Security, where one West Wing official said Mr. Cuccinelli would work. For now, he will be used to move out Mr. Cissna, the people familiar with the move said. But Mr. Cissna, who was supported by a number of immigration restrictionists, held a Senate-confirmed role.
L. Francis Cissna, the director of the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services, submitted his resignation Friday at the direction of president donald trump, according to multiple reports. He’ll be replaced by former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, Politico reported, citing an unnamed source.
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Francis Cissna, the agency’s current director, has told staff he will leave his post at the end of the month.. white house aides have scrambled to figure out exactly what Cuccinelli will be.
Saturday is the last official day on the job for Director Frank Cissna, who told. Trump's senior policy advisor Stephen Miller wanted Cissna out.
Cuccinelli will oversee U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.. of Lee Francis Cissna, who Trump believed wasn't doing enough. Cissna.
Lee Francis Cissna, Director of United States Immigration and Citizenship Services (USCIS), is set to depart the Trump administration, according to reports from the Washington Post on Friday. Cissna had been one of the few immigration patriots within the Trump administration generally trusted by pro-American immigration reform organizations to execute the agenda the President ran on in 2016.
Ken Cuccinelli, shown here accepting his defeat in the 2013 race for Virginia governor, is reportedly Trump’s choice to head US Citizenship and Immigration Services – after Trump pushed out L. Francis Cissna, an expert immigration hawk.photo by Win mcnamee/getty images president donald trump, continuing his purge of the Department of Homeland Security, has pushed [.]