POLITICO reported in May that Albence had angered White House officials when he refused to install several political nominees at your agency
Following the departure of Ronald Vitiello as acting director of the ICE in April 2019, Albence assumed his role until Mark Morgan was appointed to head the agency. Albence was re-selected to serve as acting head of the ICE when Morgan changed his roles to direct customs and border protection.
Albence announced his retirement in a statement released Friday morning and said he would work to move into his position in August.
“I am honored and more than grateful to have served with more dedicated men and women in law enforcement,” Albence said in a statement. “Every day, against incredible odds, constant politicization, and misperceptions of the incredibly critical and complex mission they perform, ICE employees continue with professionalism and integrity.”;
According to her, Albence has worked on law enforcement ICE biographical page.