Jeb Maynard is a border patrol agent who is working to prevent illegal aliens from entering the United States from Mexico. He is in pursuit of the "coyote" Hotchkiss, who smuggles people in for big money and with no regard for their safety. While working on the case, Jeb becomes attracted an illegal alien named Elena who was brought into the U.S. by Hotchkiss and agrees to lead Jeb to him. And as Jeb works with Elena, he becomes more and more sympathetic to her and her son who desperately desire a better life than the one they had in Mexico.
Charles Bronson, Bruno Kirby, Bert Remsen, Michael Lerner, Kenneth McMillan, Ed Harris, Karmin Murcelo, Enrique Castillo, Wilford Brimley, Norman Alden, James Victor, Panchito Gomez, John Ashton, Lawrence Casey, Charles Cyphers, John Roselius, Murray MacLeod, Jerry DeWilde, Katherine Pass, Virgil Frye, Luis Contreras, Eduardo Ricardo, John O'Banion, Roger LaRue, Tanya Russell, Chris Coronado, Arnold Diaz, Carlos Munoz