US Heimatschutz chief of staff abruptly resigns

Source: Politico

“Karen Olick, chief of staff to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, announced on Monday that she will be leaving for a new, undisclosed opportunity. Jennifer Higgins, the current associate director of Refugee, Asylum and International Operations at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will step in as a temporary chief of staff until a new appointment is made, according to officials in the department. Olick plans to leave DHS at the end of the month. … The shakeup comes as the Biden administration tries to grapple with the flow of migrants at the southern border.” (09/13/21)