How Fear Changed America.

Homeland Insecurity, a serialized documentary podcast from RAICES, explores the unwritten history of the Department of Homeland Security –– a government agency that was created to protect us from terrorism only to be weaponized against immigrants.

Subscribe to Homeland Insecurity now wherever you listen to podcasts.

Who Is Raices?

Homeland Insecurity was created by RAICES – a nonprofit agency that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families, and refugees. With legal services, social programs, bond assistance, and an advocacy team focused on changing the narrative around immigration in this country, RAICES is operating on the national frontlines of the fight for immigration rights.

Help us continue defending the rights of immigrants and refugees, empowering individuals, families, and communities, and advocating for liberty and justice.

Donate Now

Listen Now

Episode 1

The Department

A nation is shaken after an unprecedented attack on the homeland, and immediately searches for ways to regain control.

Episode 2

Early Warning Signs

Congress approves extraordinary funding to secure the border in the name of national security – not thinking through the practical implications or unintended consequences.

Episode 3

Detention Expansion

A new economy forms around detaining immigrants, handing power to private corporations with financial incentives and deep ties to Washington. There is no turning back.

Episode 4

Si Se Puede

Instead of hope and change, a new regime conscripts local law enforcement to do DHS’s bidding and furthers the narrative of the “bad immigrant.”

Stay Tuned for Part Two on July 22!

Join The Fight

Sign up for our newsletter to get Homeland Insecurity news and updates before anyone else, stay up-to-date on our latest work and find out how you can help support immigrant rights.

Join Our Newsletter