More Trump firings of senior U.S. immigration officials seen likely

Reuters: President Donald Trump’s administration stepped up pressure on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Tuesday, raising the likelihood that it might fire more senior officials as the agency struggles with a surge of immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Two days after Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced her departure, a senior administration official said others at DHS were not doing enough to crack down on immigration, a top priority of Trump’s since the day he announced his candidacy for the White House four years ago.

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