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Migrants traveling in caravans toward the United States have generated plenty of headlines, especially as events unfold at ground zero -- the U.S.-Mexico border. What is really happening there is the focus of this series, a documentation of the work of law enforcement on the border, from Nogales, Ariz., in the west to the Rio Grande Valley and points east. CNN correspondent Bill Weir engages with experts across a range of border issues, offering insight and perspective on events as they happen. Also, investigative journalist Lilia Luciano is immersed in the field and tackles stories by interviewing people who live and work along the border.

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Law enforcement officers interact with people on the U.S.-Mexico border, from San Juan, Texas, Cochise County, Ariz. and Donna, Texas.
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Host Bill Weir tracks the action and stories unfolding on the U.S.-Mexico border, while journalist Lilia Luciano interviews people who live and work along the border; crews embed with officers and special agents at key border sites.
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While following law enforcement officers, reporters shed light on the lives and actions of real people along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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