This piece was one of several that earned CBS News an Emmy nomination for our coverage of the 2014 immigration crisis at the U.S.–Mexican border. Tens of thousands of people, often unaccompanied children, had fled Central America and wanted to gain entrance to the U.S., overwhelming authorities.
Manuel Bojorquez reports on a group of volunteer officers working to intercept human traffickers smuggling immigrants. Our digital journalist Nicole Sanseverino was on a ride along with one of the deputies tracking a suspect when a young woman was pushed from the car.
I caught this package for “CBS This Morning” working with an editor to get it ready for air.