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Head of Citizenship & Immigration Agency Resigns as Trump Admin Purge Continues

HeadlineMay 28, 2019

The head of Citizenship and Immigration Services, L. Francis Cissna, was forced to resign Friday as the Trump administration continues its purge of top immigration officials, a plan reportedly orchestrated by hard-line anti-immigrant adviser Stephen Miller. Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is reportedly slated to take on the role. As a state lawmaker in Virginia, Cuccinelli authored legislation seeking to force employees to speak English in the workplace, and he unsuccessfully fought to eliminate the 14th Amendment’s birthright citizenship clause.

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