Statement from NAE Executive Director Jeremy Robbins on Confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of the Dept. of Homeland Security

Following the confirmation of Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, New American Economy issued the following statement:

“Alejandro Mayorkas is a proven leader with a track record of fighting for a better, fairer, more humane immigration system,” said Jeremy Robbins, Executive Director of New American Economy. “We look forward to working with him as the new head of DHS — to not only undo the damage of the Trump administration, but to chart a new course on immigration that is consistent with our values as a nation of immigrants.”

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