ken cuccinelli Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of Virginia speaks at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Md. (Photo by Gage Skidmore)

Trump Expected to Tap Ken Cuccinelli for Top DHS Role on Immigration

Former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli is expected to take a top job at the Department of Homeland Security to help steer the administration’s immigration policies, a senior administration official said.

Cuccinelli is not expected to take on the role of “immigration czar,” a position President Donald Trump had considered establishing to improve coordination between the agencies involved in handling the steep uptick in migrants crossing the US’s southern border in recent months.

But Trump and White House officials hope Cuccinelli, a politically savvy immigration hardliner, will ensure the White House’s immigration priorities are being carried out at the Department of Homeland Security.

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