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Mission: Mission Statement and Francis Cissna

mission: He said the country is indisputably a nation of immigrants, according to Metro News. The agency's mission statement is not something where you put eternal professions of American values. Francis Cissna told The Associated Press that he cut reference to the U.S. being a nation of immigrants from Citizenship and Immigration Services' mission statement because a bureaucratic document was the wrong platform to say so. That sort of thing belongs chiseled in the wall of a monument, not in some bureaucratic mission statement, he said. He said the White House had no involvement. Cissna said he was surprised by criticism after announcing the change Thursday to his 18,000 employees. ( As reported in the news.