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Houston-area sheriff withdraws as candidate for ICE director

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - A Houston-area sheriff said Monday that he has withdrawn from consideration for Immigration and Customs Enforcement director.
President Joe Biden nominated Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to the ICE director's post in April 2021.
However, “more than a year has passed since the President nominated me for this important position, which has not had a Senate-confirmed director since the Obama administration,” Gonzalez said in social media postings.
Gonzalez, who is a Democrat, said he informed Biden administration officials of his decision Sunday.
“I arrived at this decision after...
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