Homeland Security nominee under scrutiny over foreign investor's visa
July 23rd, 2013
07:42 PM ET
1 year ago

Homeland Security nominee under scrutiny over foreign investor's visa

(CNN) – The nominee for the No. 2 job at the Department of Homeland Security is under investigation amid allegations he helped obtain a special visa for an international investor after the initial application was denied by the U.S. government.

An e-mail sent to congressional lawmakers from the department's inspector general and obtained by CNN said Alejandro Mayorkas is being investigated, but at this point, "we do not have any findings of criminal misconduct."

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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Thomas

    Can't we find any clean politicians ?

    July 23, 2013 07:47 pm at 7:47 pm |
  2. Donkey Party

    More GOP led witch hunts against Democrats, yet no GOP outcry over the corrupt governor of VA and his AG.

    July 23, 2013 08:07 pm at 8:07 pm |
  3. CMI

    Oh I am so glad he apparently is not a criminal.....I guess that qualifies him for 2nd in command at the Gestapo.

    July 23, 2013 09:22 pm at 9:22 pm |
  4. Gurgyl

    No one is caring this nation–one broke with wars, the other with bringing bunch of foreigners fron India. Karma. Pathetic.

    July 24, 2013 05:57 am at 5:57 am |