The GOP’s failure in the two Georgia Senate races dramatically raises the likelihood that Joe Biden’s pro-migration, anti-enforcement nominee will be confirmed as head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), say activists.
President-elect Joe Biden announced in late November he would nominate Cuban-born immigrant Alejandro Mayorkas.
“His previous activities as [United States Citizenship and Immigration Services agency] USCIS director should preclude him from getting the job, but with the results in the Georgia race yesterday, it does not appear that that will be an impediment,” said Rosemary Jenks, policy director at NumbersUSA. Mayorkas’ activities, she said, included delivering valuable green cards to political allies and opposing enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws.
The Democrats’ gain of two seats in Georgia leaves the Senate divided 50-50, allowing future Vice President Kamala Harris to break vote ties in favor of Democrats. The Democrats won the two seats after the GOP candidates’