- Mar 4, 2012
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- Republic of Florida
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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will resign her Cabinet post to become the next president of the University of California system, administration officials said Friday.
Napolitano's departure comes amid a high-profile legislative push for comprehensive immigration reform.
During her time heading DHS, Napolitano has been a vocal proponent of the legislation, which would provide a pathway to citizenship for those already in the nation illegally, touring border areas and lobbying lawmakers.
Napolitano has also been a frequent target of conservatives, who have criticized DHS on a multitude of issues, including its decision to impose more invasive searching procedures in airports after a failed terrorist attack.
Read more: Napolitano to leave Obama, DHS for University of California - The Hill's Blog Briefing Room
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Good riddance. She was not qualified when she took the job, and she has not protected the homeland. The border is porous, 5 terrorists attacks in the US have succeeded since she took office, and trasnsportation security is a mess. Weve also had a few Secret Service scandals.