The executive producer, Arnold Shapiro, acknowledged at the time that the show was meant to portray Homeland Security in a good light.
"I love investigative journalism, but that's not what we're doing," he told The Reporter in May. "This show is heartening. It makes you feel good about these people who are doing their best to protect us."
Most people who cross the border seek asylum here as a result from U.S. economic policies that have plunged them into poverty. They seek work to send home money. This is a TV show that reduces the greatness of this nation.