September 15, 2020: Eric Wiese has been named Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Office of Legislative Affairs for the Department of Homeland Security. Wiese most recently served as a Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of the Navy in the Chief Management Office. He was Chief of Staff to Republican Congresswoman Kay Granger of Texas. Wiese fills the vacancy created by the departure of Aaron Calkins, who was appointed Chief of Staff at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services organization within DHS.