WASHINGTON —U.S. Senator Josh Hawley called for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to resign for his failure to enforce our country's immigration laws. A record-breaking 2 million illegal migrants have crossed the southern border just this fiscal year, and illegal drugs coming over the border are destroying communities across America.
"Your total abdication of responsibility to secure the border has consequences. It has resulted in a record 78 individuals on a terror watchlist entering our country this year alone," said Senator Hawley.
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During a Senate Committee hearing exactly one year ago, on Sept. 21, 2021, Secretary Mayorkas told Senator Hawley that DHS was executing a plan and was personally committed to securing the southern border.