Building the Homeland Security State

Lovalo, Roberto
November 2008
NACLA Report on the Americas;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p15
Academic Journal
The article discusses how immigrants in the U.S. are again being used to justify government responses to the current economic and political crises. In March 2002, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency under the newly established Department of Homeland Security (DHS), was established. Not long after its reception, ICE began to wage what many advocates have called a war on immigrants.


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