preferential treatment

Alejandro Mayorkas

DHS Deputy To Face Foreign-Investor Favoritism Allegations

Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has been defending himself against allegations he used his previous government post to provide preferential treatment to the politically connected before he was promoted to the agency’s No. 2 position.


Despite an increased awareness in discrimination and race, a recent study showed that most Americans reject "preferential treatment" for minorities. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of Americans Reject ‘Preferential Treatment’ For Minorities

A majority of Americans reject the use of preferences to improve the position of minorities.