The President will need Manchin and Sinema to help him get the two picks thru a Senate ok…..
Biden has kept a good amount of Trump’s border policies while scarping the border wall hard sell and warehousing kids in terrible conditions…
Biden will probably have to do some border wall improvement and his people are racing to increase the capacity to process unaccompanied minor’s into this country….
His picks will give the situation a look at things from a different point of view then Stephen Miller and Trump’s hard ‘NO’ immigration period people….The picks are for the Border Patrol (CBP) and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)…..
Susan Rice who is supposed to be overseeing the admin immigration policy Fromm the White House has been silent in the media….
Vice President Harris is only detailed to the foreign policy touches with Mexico and South American….
President Biden on Monday nominated two vocal Trump critics to fill top immigration and border policy spots in his administration.
Biden pegged Tucson, Arizona, Police Chief Chris Magnus to lead Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Ur Jaddou to head United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
The two agencies are components of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). CBP oversees border and port-of-entry operations, while USCIS is responsible for granting visas, permanent residences and naturalizations….
While USCIS is one of the more obscure immigration agencies, it plays a crucial role for immigrants, who depend on USCIS to certify their right to work in the country, travel internationally and obtain or stay in legal status.
It also has a unique funding structure, where a majority of its budget is funded by fees paid by foreign national applicants. In 2021, $4.8 billion of the agency’s $5 billion budget was covered by application fees.
Biden last week proposed a threefold hike in USCIS’s taxpayer funded budget, from $118 million in fiscal 2021 to $345 million in 2022.
The financial injection is intended to plug budget shortfalls that have hounded the agency, and to give USCIS some breathing room to address massive green card and visa backlogs….