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In keeping in line with a campaign promise, president Donald Trump has been inspecting prototypes for a wall he wants built along the US border with Mexico. His visits to the sites saw a protest in both California and Mexico. Founding and other plans for the final wall remain uncertain, but families and couples separated by the border say the prototypes add to their worries. Yuka Royer explains.

Added on the 16/03/2018 12:01:36 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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