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.

Continue reading →