Department of Homeland Security

Biden’s DHS Pick Alejandro Mayorkas Accused of Dodging EB-5 Visa Scandal

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Alejandro Mayokras, has dodged questions about his intervention as head of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to help wealthy foreign nationals secure EB-5 visas, a letter entered into the Senate record claims.

Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security testifies during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on January 19, 2021 in Washington,DC. (Photo by JOSHUA ROBERTS / various sources / AFP) (Photo by JOSHUA ROBERTS/AFP via Getty Images)

Texas Man Charged with Directing Others to ‘Assassinate AOC’

Federal prosecutors charged a Texas man with tweeting a call to assassinate U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the Capitol. The man allegedly tweeted multiple times from inside the Capitol including one where he wrote, “Assassinate AOC.”

The Department of Justice charged Garret Miller for allegedly threatening to assassinate Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: U.S. Capitol Security Video/Department of Justice)