[Premiering 06/19 12pm ET] Border Lines (Part 2): How Mexican Cartels Use Immigrants as a Lure for Transnational Crime
So what is happening at the border? We decided to go and see it for ourselves.
We went to Hidalgo, Texas where you can see the US border, as well as part of the border wall. From this side of the fence, residents come to this place to enjoy the scenery and appreciate nature.
Why are so many people willing to risk everything to cross the border to the United States? The freedom and security we have here, which we often take for granted, is one reason. The desire for a higher standard of living is another.
This episode airs on this page at 12 p.m. AND Saturday June 19.
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