Kirstjen Nielsen, 6th United States Secretary of Homeland Security

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Kirstjen Michele Nielsen

Current Location:: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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Birthplace: Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States
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Daughter of Dr. James McHenry Nielsen and Phyllis Louise Nielsen
Sister of Private and Private

Occupation: Cabinet member
Managed by: Alex Bickle
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About Kirstjen Nielsen, 6th United States Secretary of Homeland Security

Kirstjen Nielsen is an American politician and attorney who is a former United States Secretary of Homeland Security. She is a former principal White House deputy chief of staff to President Donald Trump and was chief of staff to John F. Kelly during his tenure as secretary of homeland security.

Nielsen was confirmed as secretary of homeland security on December 5, 2017. Following her appointment, Nielsen implemented the controversial Trump administration family separation policy. She resigned in April 2019.

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1972
May 14, 1972
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States