Apr 2, 2019 - Politics & Policy

Trump considers "immigration czar" for U.S.-Mexico border security

Donald Trump looking at something next to border wall stuff

Trump is shown border wall prototypes. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump is considering a "border czar" or "immigration czar" to coordinate immigration policy across various federal agencies as he continues to threaten to close the U.S.-Mexico border, AP reports.

Between the lines: Two potential candidates — former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.

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