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