Magnus has been leading the Tucson Police Department since 2016
President Washington-Biden is preparing to nominate Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus as Director of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and is choosing critics of the Trump administration’s immigration policies to lead the federal agency. Migrants who have crossed the southwest border in two decades.
Magnus has been leading the Tucson Police Department since 2016 and is closely related to the movement favored by the progressives of the Democratic Party, which emphasizes a less radical model of community policing.
The nominee opposes efforts to make Tucson a “sanctuary city,” but usually avoids cooperating with federal immigration authorities, which makes him inconsistent with the Border Patrol Coalition and many agents and officials who will be under his command.
According to a White House official who asked not to be named, Magnus was one of six candidates for a key position in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced by the Biden administration on Monday.
Biden will also appoint Ur Jaddou, former general counsel of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), to head the agency, which is responsible for managing the country’s legal immigration system. Other options include Jon Meyer, the former attorney general of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General of the Department of Justice, and John Tien, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Chairman of the National Security Council Advisor to Barack Obama. These anthologies were first published by The New York Times.