TITLE

The New Political Economy of Immigration

AUTHOR(S)
Barry, Tom
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Dollars & Sense;Jan/Feb2009, Issue 280, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the changes in the political economy of immigration in the U.S. in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Immigrants are being considered as threats to the security of the country in public and policy debate. It points out that the increase in the number of arrest, imprisonment and deportation of immigrants does not demonstrate that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preventing terrorism. Also explained is the role of immigrants in prison profits. INSET: Detention Profiteers.
ACCESSION #
36323429

 

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