HSE630 Immigration Issues in Security

Course Description

This course examines the impact of immigration policy on homeland security issues. Topics covered include the history of immigration and customs services; the impact of immigration policy and border security; the developments in immigration policy since 9/11; the impact of immigration policy on homegrown radicalization; and the ethical concerns of homeland security issues with respect to immigration policy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the developments in immigration policy since 9/11.
  • Appraise contemporary immigration policy and how it can impact homeland security policies.
  • Analyze how current counter-terrorism measures impact contemporary homeland security issues.
  • Evaluate future immigration policy alternatives and how they can impact border and homeland security.
  • Evaluate the impact of immigration policy on domestic economic issues and homeland security.
  • Critique the ethical issues in relation to immigration policy and border security.