After President Trump was accused of promising pardons to DHS officials who break immigration law, the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena to DHS commanding the office to produce all documents relating to discussions of presidential pardons. The subpoena also demands documents relating to specific meetings with Acting Secretary McAleenan and former DHS Secretary Nielsen, as Trump also allegedly promised McAleenan a pardon if he “ever went to jail for denying US entry to migrants.” The DHS has not yet responded.
– Weekly Immigration Briefing by Olivia Hester, Immigration Law Analyst at Docketwise
Posted in: Immigration
posted on: September 9, 2019