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Hidden Narcotics

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The Secondary Inspection Area at the Port of Entry stands as an area in which border patrol agents can perform further checks of suspicious land vehicles. Agents here find carefully concealed drugs or even people that smugglers have attempted to transport into the United States.

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Follow Border Patrol's Air Mobile Unit as agents track suspected illegal immigrants through the mountains - with the added cargo of three apprehended illegal immigrants from the previous shift. When they catch up with a group of border crossers, agents discover a possible gang member among them. Later, officers stage a sting operation to infiltrate a human smuggling organization, and uncover hidden narcotics inside a car passing through the busiest land border crossing in the world.

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