Trump Picks Fierce Anti-Illegal Immigration Advocate for Top Refugee Job

Trump Picks Fierce Anti-Illegal Immigration Advocate for Top Refugee Job

Wants immigrants to use proper legal channels

President Trump has tapped a fierce critic of illegal immigration for the State Department’s top position overseeing refugees and migration.

The White House announced on Thursday that Ronald Mortensen, a former foreign service officer, has been nominated to serve as assistant secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration.

Mortensen, who supported Trump on the campaign trail, is a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, a nonprofit group that advocates for significantly reducing immigration in the U.S.

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