Immigration

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Biden’s pick to lead immigration enforcement agency, withdraws from nomination

The withdrawal comes after the congressional vote to confirm Gonzalez, a vocal opponent of Donald Trump’s immigration policies, stalled for months.

Ed Gonzalez testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, about his nomination to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, Thursday, July 15, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Ed Gonzalez testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee, about his nomination to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, Thursday, July 15, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington.