Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin, D-Ill., on Tuesday formally requested additional information from the Department of Justice about appointees by former President Donald Trump who had converted to civil service jobs with a crucial immigration department inside the agency.

The letter, which cited NBC News’ reporting on the topic, requested information about Trump political appointees who were granted conversions into career jobs inside the Executive Office for Immigration Review — an influential department within the Justice Department that conducts removal and deportation proceedings in immigration courts across the country.

 

 

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