First air date
January 10, 2010
Genre(s): Drama, Crime, Documentary
A show that fits into the docu-drama/reality genre, "Border Wars" follows the adventures and lives of employees of the United States Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and other divisions of the Department of Homeland Security. The episodes detail and show the apprehension of illegal aliens entering the United States, the tracking down and confiscation of contraband and smuggling along the Mexican and Canadian borders. Some episodes feature the activities of officials involved in customs and immigration work off the coast of Florida, while other shows are focused on local enforcement in the border towns of Texas. The show feature practically non-stop action, intrigue, and demonstrates what an important part these law enforcement officers play in the security of the nation.