Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ chief of personnel has actually sent her resignation, as DHS works to take on a migrant crisis at the southern border and an unexpected increase of 10s of countless Afghan refugees.
Karen Olick revealed Monday she would be leaving for a concealed chance, according to Politico.
Jennifer Higgins, the existing associate director of Refugee, Asylum and International Operations at U.S. Citizenship and Migration Solutions, will action in as short-term chief of personnel after Olick leaves at the end of the month.
Mayorkas informed DHS authorities in an e-mail Olick ‘has actually chosen to resign her position and pursue brand-new chances. We are grateful to Karen for her service throughout the crucial very first 9 months of the brand-new Administration.’
DHS remains in the middle of not just assisting to veterinarian 10s of countless Afghan refugees who were left out of Kabul last month and managing an extraordinary circulation of migrants at the southern border however likewise taking the lead on reacting to the effects of Typhoon Ida.
Karen Olick, above, chief of personnel for DHS Sec. Mayorkas, revealed Monday she would be leaving for a concealed chance
Jennifer Higgins, above, the existing associate director of Refugee, Asylum and International Operations at U.S. Citizenship and Migration Solutions, will action in as short-term chief of personnel after Olick leaves at the end of the month
Olick, in a goodbye note, informed her colleagues: ‘Though frequently underappreciated by our fellow residents, I am continuously struck by the number of countless Americans oversleep security every night due to the fact that a lot of at DHS do not sleep.’
Olick’s replacement is a profession civil servant who has actually operated in federal government for almost twenty years, while Olick originated from SKDK, a popular Democratic tactical interactions company. She just recently led the company’s tally effort practice, according to Politico.
Afghan refugees line up for food in a dining hall at Fort Happiness’ DoÃ ± a Ana Town, in New Mexico, where they are being housed, Friday, Sept. 10
Lots of individuals, part of the 4th caravan of Main American migrants, begin their method from the city of Tapachula, in the state of Chiapas, Mexico, 04 September
The variety of apprehensions at the southern border struck a 21-year high in July, where Custom-mades and Border Security (CBP) came across more than 212,000 migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The figures bring Biden towards the 1 million mark as the encounter count strikes 934,257 when counting the information in between February and July.
Dripped audio from last month exposed Mayorkas stating the border crisis is ‘unsustainable’ and ‘we’re going to lose.’
‘ If our borders are the very first line of defense, we’re going to lose, and this is unsustainable,’ he stated in audio acquired by Fox News.
‘ We can’t continue like this, our individuals in the field can’t continue and our system isn’t developed for it.’