9/11 and Immigration After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11) immigrants, and immigration became a focal point of public debate. As a result of the attacks, public policymakers developed stricter immigration policies and practices, which linked immigrants and immigration to terrorism. The federal government increased security of U.S. borders and enforcement of immigration laws. Public focus on immigrants and immigration intensified. This resulted in the perception that immigrants, both legal and illegal, might be responsible for future terror attacks. The 9/11 attacks influenced the way that the public perceived immigrants and immigration in the U.S. Whether the public perception of immigrants and immigration is justified is a matter of public debate. With these thoughts in mind: Post by Day 4 an explanation of how the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, influenced public perception of immigrants and immigration. Then explain whether that public perception of immigrants and immigration is justified. Justify your response with references to the Learning Resources.