Prior to becoming DHS secretary, Nielsen was Kelly's chief of staff at the agency - which has an annual budget of more than $40 billion and employs almost a quarter of a million people in multiple subdivisions.
The final straw came when Trump gave Nielsen no heads-up or opportunity to discuss his decision to pull the nomination of acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Ron Vitiello - a move seen as part of a larger effort by Miller, an immigration hardliner, and his allies at the White House to clean house at the department and bring in more people who share their views, the people said.
The number of migrants arrested at the border has risen in recent months.
"This is going to be a tough job".
Uhhh... WTF?! Blocking immigrants from claiming ASYLUM?
The resignation, which was confirmed during a tense meeting at the white house on Sunday, comes after days of speculation that the relationship between the president and the secretary had broken down.
Gidley, the White House spokesman, acknowledged that numerous immigration changes Trump wants - like overhauling the program that grants preference to people with US citizen or legal resident relatives; and the visa lottery process - would require congressional action.
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DJ Justin Credible from Power 106 FM in Los Angeles , announced the station will not be playing Black's music . "Man, listen. "She might need a whole year to be crying and s***". "I hope these young people get the message and live a better life".
"When even the most radical voices in the administration aren't radical enough for President Trump, you know he's completely lost touch with the American people", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Sunday.
Garza stressed the need for Congress to change USA immigration laws "so that we stop encouraging illegal immigration".
Poverty and gang violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador is largely responsible for the exodus. Trump also recently cut billions of dollars in aid to three Central American nations. Nielsen, 46, oversaw this "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration.
Kirstjen was confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary on 5th December 2017.
Nielsen also advocated for strong cybersecurity defense and often said she believed the next major terror attack would occur online - not by planes or bombs.
It's great that Nielsen is (finally) gone, but she was the tip of the iceberg, and there are much bigger problems out there... like Mr. Comb-Over himself. "It has to raise the question for anyone who is offered a cabinet opportunity with President [Donald] Trump whether their reputation will survive".
U.S. immigration law is a balance between the desire to minimize unauthorized entry into the United States and the desire to protect vulnerable people who may be fleeing harm and persecution.