Nielsen was on the job for roughly a year-and-a-half, replacing retired U.S. Marine Corps general John Kelly - who resigned to become Trump's chief of staff. That meant Grady had to resign or be fired.
This account is based on interviews with 20 administration officials, congressional aides and people familiar with the events, many of whom spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations.
Hogan Gidley, White House deputy press secretary, told reporters: "The separation of families, you know, the president has said before he does not like that".
The military already has several thousand troops at the border erecting wire barriers and performing other missions in support of Customs and Border Protection personnel.
However, immigration advocates have said that regardless of who holds the top job in the DHS, it is Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's senior policy adviser, who will be steering the ship. "But I haven't decided".
And while she may not have been aggressive enough for Trump, or Miller, Nielsen will forever remembered as the person who ran DHS during one of the darkest moments in US history. More leaders are expected to leave the agency.
Arrests along the southern border have increased sharply over the past few months.
"The president wants fewer people showing up at the border", said Cristobal Ramón, an analyst at the Bipartisan Policy Center. That statute authorizes the president to name as acting secretary any Senate-confirmed government officer and any other senior DHS employee who has been with the department for at least 90 of the previous 365 days. Another 8,975 were children traveling alone.
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) is seeking a fourth consecutive term in office as Israel's leader. Growing numbers of families are fleeing poverty and gang violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.
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He also tweeted a picture of MetLife Stadium as being "ready to rumble", touting the state's ability to host large events. Brock Lesnar suffered an humiliating loss to Seth Rollins at WrestleMania 35 that saw him lose his WWE Universal title.
The idea was shelved after pictures of children in cages flooded social networks but not before 245 children were taken from their families.
The abrupt resignation of President Donald Trump's third homeland security chief in two years gave no pleasure even to those who viewed her as an enabler - someone who never seemed eager enough for Trump to pursue harsh anti-immigrant policies, but did so anyway.
But by October she was back at DHS, this time as secretary.
"Miller's going to clean house", said a former White House official, calling Alles "Kelly's best friend". Additional reports claimed Nielsen actually opposed the reinstatement of the family separation policy at the US-Mexico border. "She put in place some of the president's most brutal policies relating to the treatment of asylum seekers", said Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
And yet, he continued, Nielsen was reportedly forced out because she wasn't tough enough on immigration.
Trump ended the practice under pressure previous year after footage of scores of migrant children housed in fenced-off cages at border facilities was broadcast widely.
Smith-Schuster rattled off several tweets, including a play off Brown's original tweet about emotions and a shot at Brown's ego. The NFL has yet to announce when the Texans play the Raiders in 2019, but no doubt it may have gotten a little spicy.
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The Burmese python is native to Southeast Asia, but in recent decades the big snakes have become a slithering menace in Florida. Pet owners either release them on goal when they get too big, or by accident when hurricanes sweep through the state.
Nearly immediately afterwards, he missed a simple one-on-one with Eibar keeper Marko Dmitrovic . "We will see", he said. We will come out of this situation bit by bit, insisting in working hard, thinking positively, and nothing more.
Mac works his way up a ladder of increasingly tough enemies culminating in a battle with the titleholder Mr. Star Soldier , developed by Hudson Soft, launched in 1986 as a spiritual successor to Tecmo's Star Force.
Spieth's forgettable weekend continued after the three-time major champion carded an even-par 72, having posted a 73 on Saturday. Conners reached 20 under overall to become the first Monday qualifier to win since 2010 as he earned the final Masters invite.
President Donald Trump speaks at an annual meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. When he addressed the RJC in 2015 he said he didn't expect to earn their support because he wouldn't take their money.
Jason Aldean kicked off the awards show with a fun performance featuring the hit-making duo Florida Georgia Line . Musgraves' critically acclaimed " Golden Hour " also won best country album at the Grammys in February.
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LG Electronics also saw its first quarter operating profits down by 19 percent on-year to 792 million dollars. However, there have been bigger and better than expected demand for Samsung's flagship device, the Galaxy S10.
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Air Vice Marshal RGV Kapoor had confirmed that, "during aerial engagements one MiG 21 Bison of the IAF shot down one F-16". One of the many nicknames for the Soviet Union-made MiG-21 is silver swallow.