In a tweet, President Donald Trumpsaid Mr McAleenan wanted to spend more time with his family.
President Trump said he would announce McAleenan's replacement next week. "Many wonderful candidates!" he added. I will be announcing the new Acting Secretary next week. Trump hasn't named anyone to the job yet - the acting deputy is David Pekoske, the head of the Transportation Security Administration. In a letter to Congress obtained by ABC News expressing "enthusiastic support" for McAleenan's nomination to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection, officials from both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations called McAleenan "supremely qualified".
A source familiar with McAleenan's thinking tells CNN that the acting secretary felt he had accomplished all he could given the political realities of today - specifically the unlikelihood that any legislative deal on immigration will happen in an election year. "The President's threat of tariffs on Mexico provided McAleenan with more opportunity to engage with an historically intractable partner on border security, resulting in a precipitous decline in apprehensions along the southern border".
Alan Bersin, who worked closely with McAleenan in the Obama administration, said he did his job effectively in three administrations, Republican and Democrat, but was done in by a polarizing environment and lack of White House support.
Thompson said Trump "has forced the Department to stray from its core counterterrorism mission to be nearly singularly focused on his xenophobic and cruel immigration agenda".
McAleenan weathered the storm, but Mark Morgan, acting head of CBP, and Ken Cuccinelli, acting head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, vocal supporters of Trump's immigration policies, have since then become the face and mouth of the department, while McAleenan took a public back seat.
Migrants arrested at the border fell to just over 52,000 in September, the final month of the 2019 fiscal year, down from more than 144,000 in May and the lowest monthly figure in one year.
Individuals should not buy any type of e-cigarette or vaping products, particularly those containing THC, off the street. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) reported 1,080 cases and 18 deaths from the illness.
But then the Bruins answered with four consecutive goals - three from their top line of Marchand, Pastrnak and Patrice Bergeron . Vegas jumped out to a 2-0, first-period lead for the third straight game, netting two goals in the span of 1:44.
Zuma applied to the Pietermaritzburg High Court to not reinstate corruption charges linked to the multi-billion rand arms deal. They said it failed to prove to the court that there are no reasonable and probable grounds for his successful prosecution.
His statement "in and of itself sent sterling stratospheric", said Connor Campbell, a financial analyst at Spreadex. The main stumbling block remains how the U.K.'s only land border, between Britain and Ireland, is dealt with.
When it was first reported a few minutes before 11 p.m., it had gutted 60 acres before growing to 1,600 acres about an hour later. The 210 Freeway has been shut down in both directions between the 5 and 118 freeways, according to the Los Angeles Times .
While Fonda is an accomplished actress with multiple Oscars and Golden Globes, her career has also been followed by controversy. In another video, Fonda can be seen being escorted away by Capitol Hill police, hands zip-tied.
However, North Korean officials have since threatened to resume the tests several times, amid the breakdown in talks. The North could respond, it added, but said "we believe it is too early and not necessary to do so".
Inquiries have shown the software - and the failure of sensors - contributed to pilots not being able to control the aircraft. FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said Friday the agency would respond to all recommendations in the "unvarnished" review.
Elections Canada spokesperson Matthew McKenna said it's important to note that the worldwide register is a permanent database. You then fold your ballot and give it back to the voting officer who will put your ballot in the box.
Johnson acknowledged the strike has been hard on workers, their families as well as the communities where the company is located. GM says it has found other jobs for 2,300 of the 3,000 workers who worked in those plants, but many had to relocate.
Nike 'Jesus Shoes' filled with holy water sell for $3K
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Oilers' Neal has four goals against Isles
A minute later, he turned away attempts by Adam Pelech, Pulock and Jordan Eberle 17 seconds apart. Goalies for the Islanders recorded 11 shutouts last season while compiling a.925 save percentage.
Chris Cuomo Mocks Personal Pronouns at Gay Rights Town Hall
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Saturn Outshines Jupiter With Discovery Of 20 New Moons
The initiative has generated a lot of enthusiasm, researchers are now proposing the same thing with the new moons of Saturn. Artist's conception of the 20 newly discovered moons orbiting Saturn, showing the three groupings and direction of orbit.
Harry Styles drops new music
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Padres pitcher Jacob Nix arrested
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