While America's southern border has been a hot-button issue in Washington, D.C., for years, the people who live along that border say they're not sure whether most politicians actually care about it — or them.
After a reported kidnapping on a New Mexico ranch in December, many in the region felt it was time for action. They held a town hall meeting titled "Calling Washington Home to the Border" and invited every member of Congress from the area. Only one — Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.) — actually showed up.
Now Pearce is working with the residents of southern New Mexico and Arizona to make sure their message is heard.
For the Record investigates "Forsaken Land" Wednesday, June 8, at 9 p.m. ET only on TheBlaze TV.