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President Joe Biden gets his first big staff shakeup as Karen Olick, chief of staff to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, abruptly resigned today Politico reported.
Mayorkas announced the move saying Jennifer Higgins, the current associate director of Refugee, Asylum and International Operations at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will serve as temporary chief of staff.
In an email to staff, Mayorkas said Olick “decided to resign her position and pursue new opportunities. We are grateful to Karen for her service during the critical first nine months of the new Administration.”
Olick sent out her own farewell saying:
“Though too often underappreciated by our fellow citizens, I am continually struck by how many millions of Americans sleep in safety every night because so many at DHS do not sleep.”
Scoop w/ @dlippman: Shakeup at DHS as Mayorkas’ Chief of Staff, Karen Olick, has resigned to “pursue a new opportunity”
The SKDK veteran will be replaced by Jennifer Higgins at USCIS/career officialhttps://t.co/52D9ZmEif1
— Alex Thompson (@AlexThomp) September 13, 2021
POLITICO: Department of Homeland Security chief of staff resigns
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) September 13, 2021
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