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T-Squared: Watch Our Border Mini-Doc on Facebook Live

We're streaming "Life on the Line" — our mini-doc on a day in the life of a high-traffic Texas smuggling corridor — live on Facebook on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tune in here, and stick around for a live Q&A with reporters Jay Root and Julián Aguilar.

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Amid the national political rhetoric around immigration and border security — and the red-hot fight over Donald Trump’s proposed wall — we're rolling out "Life on the Line," a 10-minute mini-documentary on what a day in the life is really like in a high-traffic Texas smuggling corridor.

And you can preview it live on Facebook, followed by a Q&A with reporters Jay Root and Julián Aguilar, if you tune in Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. CT.

You’ll follow a "coyote" moving undocumented workers through the woods, hear from a Guatemalan teenager recounting her long journey to South Texas, ride along with a busy team of U.S. Border Patrol agents, roll through a Mexican border town wracked by cartel violence and listen to a rancher explain his rules of border survival.  

Check out the trailer below, and in the meantime, sign up for our Facebook event here.  

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Like what you see? You can read the other installments of our yearlong Bordering on Insecurity project here.

So far, reporters on the project have revealed the much-guarded list of jurisdictions with “sanctuary city” policies, told the story of a U.S. citizen mistaken for a foreign felon in Dallas and — in a first — crunched the numbers of undocumented immigrants in Texas prisons.

There’s much more to come this year. You can sign up for Bordering on Insecurity project alerts here.

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