Research Paper Illegal Immigration On Homeland Security

Research Paper: There will be a required research paper in this course. The writing requirements for the paper are included below. Students will choose from the following list of topics for their paper. The key deadline dates are listed below:


1. October 9: A draft Works Cited page in APA format is due. Email the document to the professor. It should include all sources used as of this due date.

1. November 20: Research paper is due.


Research Paper Topic Choices


Students will choose one of the following topics for their research paper. Some suggestions on key questions to answer in the research are provided as guidance. Students should expand their inquiry beyond these few questions based on their own individual research and interests. The textbook is an excellent source.

1. What is the impact of illegal immigration on homeland security?

0. Students will research both illegal and legal immigration contemporary statistics in the United States and identify patterns and evaluate their impact on homeland security.

0. Students will research and report on the activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agencies involved with immigration and evaluate the effectiveness of philosophies, methods, and strategies of border security.

0. Students will analyze the impact illegal immigration, if any, has on the threat of terrorism in the United States and also the movement of illegal goods over our borders.

0. Students will make recommendations as to how DHS can improve its effort in safeguarding our borders and combating illegal immigration to reduce the threat from terrorism.

Research Paper Writing Requirements:


1. Submit your document only as a WORD or Rich Text (RTF) file. Papers saved in other file formats (such as WORKS or WORDPERFECT) will not be accepted.

1. Use 12 pt. font, Times New Roman, Courier, or Arial only.

1. Double-space your paper.

1. Insert page numbers in the footer of each page.

1. Insert your name and paper title on the header of each page.

1. Each paper should have a title page, abstract, and works cited page.

1. Cite your works and list your references in the APA (American Psychological Association) style format. This includes in text citations. There will be a minimum of 5 references for each paper. No online encyclopedia references! (Wikepedia etc.) The following website is an excellent reference for APA style references:

1. The paper shall be no less than eight pages and no more than twelve pages, not including the title page, abstract, and works cites pages. Remember quality of writing is more important than quantity. Use in text citations to avoid plagiarism. Also, no cut and paste plagiarism using internet sources. Read, synthesize, and paraphrase your research. I want to read what you have written. Plagiarized papers will be dealt with severely.


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  • 275 words per page
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  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)