Targeted: Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration (Paperback)

Homeland Security and the Business of Immigration

By Deepa Fernandes, Howard Zinn (Foreword by)

Seven Stories Press, 9781583227282, 303pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006



Journalist Deepa Fernandes seamlessley weaves together history, political analysis and first-person narratives of those caught in the grips of the increasingly Kafkaesque US Homeland Security system. She documents how in post 9/11 America immigrants have come to be deemed a national security threat.

About the Author

DEEPA FERNANDES is the host of the popular morning show, "Wakeup call" on Pacifica radio station WBAI in New York City. Her award-winning radio features have aired on the BBC World Service, and Public Radio International. Her writing has appeared in the Village Voice, In These Times, and the New York Amsterdam News. Targeted, her first book, is the result of four years of research collecting narratives from immigrants as well as human rights groups, community organizers and lawyers who are challenging the Bush Administration's policies.