As part of an effort to “toughen” his stance against illegal immigration, President Trump is said to be replacing the outgoing L. Francis Cissna with Ken Cuccinelli as the new director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Cissna sent an email to agency employees Friday evening saying:

”At the request of the President, I submitted my resignation today, effective June 1, 2019.”

That statement would indicate that President Trump has indeed fired the Peruvian-American official.

Cissna’s forced resignation follows a month after President Trump shook up the…