Senate Confirms Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense

by Alexander J. Segal on Sep. 11, 2019

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Summary: On July 23, 2019, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Esper as the new Secretary of Defense by a vote of 90-8. Esper had been serving as the Acting Secretary of Defense since June 23, 2019. He had previously served as Secretary of the Army since November 20, 2017.

immigration attorney nycOn July 23, 2019, the U.S. Senate confirmed Mark Esper as the new Secretary of Defense by a vote of 90-8. Esper had been serving as the Acting Secretary of Defense since June 23, 2019 [see blog]. He had previously served as Secretary of the Army since November 20, 2017. The Defense Department had been without a Senate-confirmed Secretary since former Secretary James Mattis departed on December 31, 2018.

On July 25, 2019, Secretary Esper delivered remarks at a welcoming ceremony, which you can watch courtesy of the White House's YouTube channel [see here].

The Defense Department has a limited role in the immigration context. It advises the President on certain national security and refugee program-related matters, administers the now-suspended MAVNI program [see article], and is playing a minor role in assisting the Department of Homeland Security in securing the Southwest border.

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