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|United States Secretary of Homeland Security|
|President||Joe Biden (elect)|
|Succeeding||Kirstjen Nielsen (de jure)|
Pete Gaynor (acting)
|6th United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security|
December 23, 2013 – October 28, 2016
|Preceded by||Jane Holl Lute|
|Succeeded by||Elaine Duke|
|Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services|
August 12, 2009 – December 23, 2013
|Preceded by||Jonathan Scharfen (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Lori Scialabba (acting)|
|United States Attorney for the Central District of California|
December 21, 1998 – April 20, 2001
George W. Bush
|Preceded by||Nora Margaret Manella|
|Succeeded by||Debra Wong Yang|
|Born||November 24, 1959|
|Education||University of California, Berkeley (BA)|
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (JD)
Alejandro N. Mayorkas (born November 24, 1959) is a Cuban-American lawyer and politician. He was the Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security from December 23, 2013 to October 31, 2016.
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