#Alejandro Mayorkas

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Denis McDonough became the seventh cabinet level nominee to be approved by the US Senate for the Biden administration (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • McDonough served as the Chief of Staff and Deputy NSA under the Obama administration
  • He does not have any prior service record in the US armed forces
  • The remaining positions are likely to be voted on after Trump's impeachment trial

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Vice President Kamala Harris, right, ceremonially swears in Alejandro Mayorkas. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The horrific acts of January 6 ... created in me a commitment to redouble our efforts to fight hate," Alejandro Mayorkas said
  • Mayorkas said Biden's office was working to end the Migrant Protection Protocols
  • The new administration will be focusing on enhancing cybersecurity

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US President Joe Biden signed the executive as a corrective measure for the decisions taken by the former administration (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Over 5,500 children were separated from adults between 2017-2018
  • One executive order will seek to form a task force to reunite at least 600 separated children
  • White House Press Secretary said, "Now was not the time to come to the United States"

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Mayorkas served as the deputy secretary of DHS in the Obama administration (Picture Credits: Twitter /@AliMayorkas )

  • He was confirmed on a modestly bipartisan vote of 57-43
  • Mayorkas was born in Havana and arrived in the United States as the infant son of refugees
  • He held senior posts in the Department of Homeland Security during Barack Obama's administration

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Mayorkas served as the deputy secretary of DHS in the Obama administration (Picture Credits: Twitter @AliMayorkas)

  • Mayorkas failed to address the incoming caravan of migrants from Honduras
  • Under the new administration, migrants will be allowed to apply for asylum in US 
  • The Cuban immigrant also reaffirmed that US will stop building the wall along the Mexican border