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CJS 236 - Immigration and Customs Enforcement

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Explore the goals and operational components of immigration and customs enforcement-surveying the identification, apprehension and removal of illegal aliens from the United States; including detention facilities and detention management. Also explore human rights violations, terrorism, and human smuggling; narcotics, weapons and other types of smuggling; and financial crimes, cybercrime, and export enforcement issues. Examine how to obtain and analyze the intelligence needed to investigate crimes and enforce laws associated with illegal immigration.

Corequisite(s): CJS 111  or HLS 111 .

Note: Credit will not be given for CJS 236 and also HLS 236.

Course Outcomes:

  • Demonstrates the ability to properly interpret and apply essential information.
    • Identify valuable information.
    • Identify critical national and international laws governing immigration policy and national security.
    • Correctly apply information to case scenarios, simulations and table-top exercises.
    • Demonstrate basic intelligence strategies.
    • Write valid and reliable reports, summaries and documents pertaining to homeland security functions.
    • Articulate ideas and opinions based on credible facts and information.
  • Examines, calculates and projects outcomes from possible terrorist threats.
    • Establish the likelihood of terrorist threats based on immigration patterns.
    • Track political, social and economic trends throughout the world that may influence immigration patterns.
    • Analyze the role and function of mass media on the legislative and public perspective on immigration - nationally and internationally.
    • Assess the role, functions of, and coordination between national agencies of intelligence, homeland security, ICE and CBP.
    • Outline the common characteristics and routine actions of terrorists and terrorist organizations.
    • Calculate using graphs and statistics, immigration patterns and its influence on social political and economic conditions in the U.S.
    • Chart the general national and local emergency responses to illegal immigration and criminal activities associated with illegal immigration.