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Arlington, Va. — Today, Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) President and CEO Eric Fanning released the following statement congratulating Alejandro Mayorkas on his confirmation by the U.S. Senate to be Secretary of Homeland Security:

“Today, the Senate took an important step toward ensuring our country’s continued security with a bipartisan vote to confirm Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas.

“Secretary Mayorkas brings extensive government experience that will serve him well as the first Latino and immigrant to lead this department. The aerospace and defense industry looks forward to working with him on a number of pressing issues, including cybersecurity protections and safeguarding our critical infrastructure, to ensure a more secure America.”


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