The Border

Saturday 20 April 20:50 CAT

The Border

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Synopsis

Working around the clock at one of the United States’ busiest border crossings, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and agents are at the front lines in America’s war against narco-trafficking, illegal immigration and terrorism. Covering a 2,800-square kilometre battleground of unforgiving desert in a rugged and remote frontier, the CBP officers and agents handle everything from uncovering a high-level tunnel leading straight into downtown to engaging in a confrontation with drug cartel foot soldiers in the dead of night to seizing over U.S. $1.5 million in heroin. The Border goes on patrol around Nogales, Arizona, on the U.S.-Mexico border, as a Black Hawk helicopter team rescue illegal immigrants abandoned by their guides in the desert, ground agents encounter night-time gun fire, and officers dismantle vehicles in search of hidden compartments filled with drugs.

Episodes

  • War On The Streets

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    Separated from Mexico by just the Rio Grande River, South Texas must secure its border for the safety of Americans across the country. In 2011, over two million pounds of marijuana were confiscated within the Southwest Border Sector, and over 300,000 humans were apprehended trying to cross illegally. The ascendance of ruthless drug cartels in Mexico and their battle over smuggling routes has upped the stakes for both drug traffickers and illegal immigrants attempting to cross into the United States. And the war isn't just on the Mexican side anymore. Violence has spilled onto the streets of some U.S. border towns. Neither Border Patrol nor local...