Trump’s DHS pick Gen. Kelly was not first choice of immigration hard-liners

Trump’s DHS pick Gen. Kelly was not first choice of immigration hard-linersDonald Trump has selected retired Marine Gen. John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The pick disappointed some immigration hawks, who hoped the president-elect would tap Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to lead the agency. One of those Kobach supporters is Rosemary Jenks, director of government relations at NumbersUSA, an organization that seeks to reduce both legal and illegal immigration.

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