Immigration Surveillance Negative 1
Glossary (1/2) 3
Glossary (2/2) 4
Deportations Decreasing Now 5
Deportations Decreasing Now- Extension 6
Illegal Immigration Hurts the Economy 7
Illegal Immigration Hurts the Economy - Extensions 9
Illegal Immigration Hurts the Economy - Extensions 10
ICE improving now 12
ICE improving now – extensions 14
Ending surveillance fails – State laws deter immigration 16
Ending surveillance fails – State laws deter immigration – extensions 18
Ending surveillance fails – leads to an inefficient system 20
Ending surveillance fails – leads to an inefficient system - extensions 21
Ending surveillance fails – fuels the smuggling crisis 23
Ending surveillance fails – fuels the smuggling crisis – extensions 25
ICE reducing rights violations 27
ICE reducing rights violations - extensions 29
ICE reducing rights violations - extensions 31
State governments can deport immigrants 32
State governments can deport immigrants - extensions 33
State governments can deport immigrants - extensions 35
Security should be prioritized over human rights (1/3) 37
(__) Survival is a prerequisite to values and we should prioritize security over human rights 37
Security should be prioritized over human rights (2/3) 38
(__) Absolute commitments to values like human rights fail when confronted with violence in the real world –prioritize security first 38
Security should be prioritized over human rights (3/3) 40
(__) Instead of asserting human rights, policy makers must prioritize the cost and benefits of actions because that is the only way to maximize security and the well-being of everyone 40
Immigration Courts backlog 42
Immigration Courts backlog- extensions 43
Curtailing surveillance leads to violent militias 44
Curtailing surveillance leads to violent militias- Extensions 45
Curtailing surveillance leads to violent militias- extensions 47
The Obama Administration has made it a priority to improve the deportation process so that it is fair and efficient. New guidelines issued by the federal government call for immigration enforcement agencies to target individuals who have been convicted of violent crimes and to reduce the amount of non-criminal individuals being deported. In particular, the administration has indicated it hopes to keep families together and reduce the amount of parents being taken away from their children.
Unlawful immigration can be detrimental to the economy. First, undocumented immigrants can burden our social service system by using public goods like healthcare or food supplements. Second, corporations take advantage of undocumented immigrants by exploiting them for cheap wages. Not only are they exploited but individuals who are citizens can no longer to afford to work in those industries because companies will just choose to hire workers who they can pay less.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has made a lot of progress in improving the deportation process to make it more humane and fair. Moreover, ending surveillance alone won’t address anti-immigrant policies that states have adopted and will make ICE more inefficient by forcing them to do their job without surveillance technology. Some have also argued that lenient immigration policies fuel the immigration crisis because they give smugglers an incentive to send people across the border illegally.
Much of the criticism of U.S deportation policy has been that the detention centers we use to hold immigrants violate human rights. ICE has been working to solve these concerns by providing proper medical care and establishing more stringent federal oversight. Moreover, states have a right to deport immigrants and curtailing surveillance could make the immigration court system worse and fuel the rise of violent anti-immigrant militias.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS):
Is an agency of the United States federal government that was formed in 2002 from the combination of 22 departments and agencies. The agency is charge of various task related to making the United States homeland safe including customs, border, and immigration enforcement; emergency response to natural and manmade disasters; antiterrorism work; and cybersecurity.
U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE):
is an agency within the Department of Homeland security that enforces federal laws governing border control
, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.): The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is responsible for processing immigration and naturalization applications and establishing policies regarding immigration services
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (C.B.P.): Customs and Border Protection prevents people from entering the country illegally, or bringing anything harmful or illegal into the United States.
Secure Communities Program:
is a program of the U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that uses information shared between the ICE
, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and local law enforcement agencies to find whether individuals who have a criminal record have also violated immigration law by entering the United States illegally.
Non-governmental organizations (NGO):
an organization that is not a part of the government. For example, Doctors Without Borders is an NGO.
refers to a foreign nationals residing in the U.S. without legal immigration status. It includes persons who entered the U.S. without inspection and proper permission from the U.S. government
, and those who entered with a legal visa that is no longer valid. Undocumented immigrants are also known as unauthorized or illegal immigrants.
is the agency in charge of watching and monitoring the border in order to prevent people from entering the United States illegally.