|Acting United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security|
|Assumed office |
November 13, 2019
|Preceded by||David Pekoske|
|Acting Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services|
|Assumed office |
June 10, 2019
|Preceded by||Lee Cissna|
|46th Attorney General of Virginia|
January 16, 2010 – January 11, 2014
|Preceded by||Bill Mims|
|Succeeded by||Mark Herring|
|Member of the Virginia Senate|
from the 37th district
August 19, 2002 – January 12, 2010
|Preceded by||Warren E. Barry|
|Succeeded by||David W. Marsden|
Kenneth Thomas Cuccinelli II
July 30, 1968
Edison, New Jersey, U.S.
|Education||University of Virginia (BS)|
George Mason University (MA, JD)
In June 2019, President Donald Trump appointed him to be acting Director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services office. He is a former Attorney General of Virginia. In November 2019, he became United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.
He was elected as Virginia's 46th Attorney General in the November 2009 general election. From 2002 until January 16, 2010 he was a Republican member of the Senate of Virginia, representing the 37th district in Fairfax County. He holds degrees in engineering, law and commercial policy, and co-founded a law firm.
References[change | change source]
- "Staunch anti-immigration supporter Ken Cuccinelli named to top immigration post". CBS News. June 10, 2019. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
- "Ken Cuccinelli - roots and wings". Mommy Life. Retrieved 2013-07-29.
- Misra, Tanvi (2019-11-14). "Suddenly, Ken Cuccinelli is No. 2 at DHS". Roll Call. Retrieved 2019-11-15.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Ken Cuccinelli at Wikimedia Commons
- Attorney General Cuccinelli official government site
- Ken Cuccinelli for Governor
- Ken Cuccinelli at the Virginia Public Access Project
- Senator Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax) at Richmond Sunlight