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DHS Chief Wolf Found Serving Unlawfully by DACA Case Judge

Nov. 14, 2020, 10:19 PM

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is serving unlawfully as head of that agency, having been elevated to that post in violation of the Homeland Security Act, a federal judge ruled.

While other federal judges have made preliminary findings to that effect, the ruling issued Saturday by U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in Brooklyn reached that conclusion as a matter of law. President Donald Trump formally nominated Wolf for the permanent position in August. The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs approved his nomination, but the full Senate has yet to vote on it.

The decision ...