He is recognized nationwide as a man in uniform, holding up “life in black is important”.
Washington— Chris Magnus from Tucson, Arizona has always been an unusual police chief. He publicly criticized the Trump administration’s anti-immigration policies. When he released a videotape, when a man died in police custody and suddenly resigned, he was even surprised by his mayor. During a protest, he was raised as a man in uniform holding a “Black Lives Matter” banner.
President Biden is preparing to nominate Chief Magnus as Director of Customs and Border Protection, which shows that he is trying to make a major cultural shift in an institution that is at the core of certain policies. Donald J. Trump, especially in the process of isolating thousands of immigrant children from their families.
Chief Magnus is expected to fulfil Biden’s campaign promises to strengthen oversight of the emerging agency, which will be 60 times larger than his department of approximately 800 officers in Tucson.
If confirmed, Comrade Magnus is married. He is the secretary of the former mayor of Richmond, California. He served as the chief of police in the city and may also be the most politically divided challenge to the government. one. The number of children and young people in the border areas has reached a record level, and until now, the government has been unable to release them from detention centers.
In a brief interview on Monday, he declined to provide details on how he would specifically address immigration flows at the border, on the grounds that he wanted to talk to senators and border officials first.