Border Wars

Border Wars

About the show

Border Wars follows Customs and Border Protection as they patrol the border, and rides along with local law enforcement charged with keeping things safe in the border towns of South Texas. Follow the cameras as we show the challenges and complexities in this hot zone, where more drugs are apprehended than anywhere else in the U.S. Determined to defend our borders, these officers and agents take their jobs seriously. Border Wars illustrates the heartbreaking, jaw-dropping, and action-packed side of issues like illegal immigration and the ongoing war on drugs.


Upcoming episodes

Sep 22nd

Cocaine Dump Truck

Agents and officers of the department of homeland security in puerto rico target a drug cartel with an undercover “buy and bust” operation, intercept a dump truck full of cocaine, and race to find illegal immigrants that have landed on a secluded beach under the cover of night.
Sep 23rd

Cash in the Tank

In this episode, agents and officers of the department of homeland security in puerto rico dismantle a powerful identity theft ring and intercept a huge cash load headed for the dominican republic.
Sep 29th

Hidden Tunnel

In this episode of border wars, with one hundred miles of mostly open desert between them agents and officers stationed at the southern border towns of douglas and nogales, arizona, fight a constant battle to stem the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs.
Sep 30th

Cartel Cash Stash

In this episode, an ice special response team targets a suspected drug distributor in a large-scale operation, agents plot a coordinated raid, and storm his residential compound which is guarded by a 12-foot high wall.
Oct 6th

Fence Jumpers

A blackhawk pilot leads ground agents on an epic chase after an illegal immigrant through the treacherous baboquivari mountains; a customs officer watching a live feed from a surveillance camera alerts border patrol agents as a known fence coyote tries to lead people over the fence in downtown nogales; and customs officers battle a surge in smuggling attempts through the nogales port of entry-as cartels attempt to "shotgun" multiple loads of drugs and cash across the border in a short period of time.
Oct 7th

Tunnel Smoke-Out

Border patrol agents stop a drug drop in progress, pursue illegal crossers through rough desert terrain in the dead of night, and an ice team detonates smoke grenades inside a tunnel found in a private residence, on a mission to map and destroy it.
Oct 13th

Midnight Drug Trap

In this episode, border patrol agents encounter juvenile drug mules crossing perilous terrain, intricate drug-running tunnels and a mother smuggling marijuana with her young children in the car.
Oct 14th

Meth Mobile

In this episode of border wars, border patrol agents enlist the help of the a–star surveillance helicopter to track a suspected smuggling ring in a high-speed vehicle chase, directly from the banks of the rio grande river to a sophisticated underground bunker, for a seizure totaling close to seven million dollars.