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A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A worker stands next to a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A member of the U.S. border patrol inspects the area where the border fence separating Mexico and the United States is interrupted, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A member of the U.S. border patrol inspects the area where the border fence separating Mexico and the United States is interrupted, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A member of the U.S. border patrol inspects the area where the border fence separating Mexico and the United States is interrupted, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, checks out the material used on the border fence during visit to the U.S. Mexico border area in San Diego, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, checks out the material used on the border fence during visit to the U.S. Mexico border area in San Diego, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, checks out the material used on the border fence during visit to the U.S. Mexico border area in San Diego, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A shoe and clothes pins are seen on a clothes line next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A shoe and clothes pins are seen on a clothes line next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A shoe and clothes pins are seen on a clothes line next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A house stands next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A house stands next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A house stands next to a section of the border fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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U.S. border patrol agents detain a man after he was spotted crossing illegally into the United States along the Mexican border near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agents detain a man after he was spotted crossing illegally into the United States along the Mexican border near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agents detain a man after he was spotted crossing illegally into the United States along the Mexican border near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The border fence between Mexico and the United States is pictured near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The border fence between Mexico and the United States is pictured near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The border fence between Mexico and the United States is pictured near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A Donald Trump for President campaign sticker is shown attached to a U.S. Customs sign hanging on the border fence between Mexico and the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A Donald Trump for President campaign sticker is shown attached to a U.S. Customs sign hanging on the border fence between Mexico and the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A Donald Trump for President campaign sticker is shown attached to a U.S. Customs sign hanging on the border fence between Mexico and the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Men run on the banks of the Rio Bravo and the natural border between the U.S. and Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The writing on the pedestrian bridge reads "Water for Life." REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Men run on the banks of the Rio Bravo and the natural border between the U.S. and Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The writing on the pedestrian bridge reads "Water for Life." REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Men run on the banks of the Rio Bravo and the natural border between the U.S. and Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The writing on the pedestrian bridge reads "Water for Life." REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A U.S. border patrol agent keeps watch along the fence next to the Mexican border in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A U.S. border patrol agent keeps watch along the fence next to the Mexican border in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A U.S. border patrol agent keeps watch along the fence next to the Mexican border in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Three men from India jump the fence from Mexico and give themselves up to U.S. border patrol agents in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Three men from India jump the fence from Mexico and give themselves up to U.S. border patrol agents in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Three men from India jump the fence from Mexico and give themselves up to U.S. border patrol agents in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. border patrol agents patrol at night along the border wall next to Mexico in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agents patrol at night along the border wall next to Mexico in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agents patrol at night along the border wall next to Mexico in Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A child plays with a ball at his house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighbourhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A child plays with a ball at his house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighbourhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A child plays with a ball at his house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighbourhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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U.S. border patrol agent Alessio Faccin walks along the border fence separating Mexican from the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agent Alessio Faccin walks along the border fence separating Mexican from the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. border patrol agent Alessio Faccin walks along the border fence separating Mexican from the United States near Calexico, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Sport shoes hang from a power line near a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Sport shoes hang from a power line near a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Sport shoes hang from a power line near a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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U.S. Border Patrol supervisor Robert Stine looks out over the border wall and a small portion of his stations patrol area from the top of a hill near Jacumba, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Border Patrol supervisor Robert Stine looks out over the border wall and a small portion of his stations patrol area from the top of a hill near Jacumba, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Border Patrol supervisor Robert Stine looks out over the border wall and a small portion of his stations patrol area from the top of a hill near Jacumba, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A framed picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe is seen at a house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A framed picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe is seen at a house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A framed picture of Our Lady of Guadalupe is seen at a house as a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border fence is seen in the background at Anapra neighborhood in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Children play at a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Picture taken from the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children play at a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Picture taken from the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Children play at a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Picture taken from the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents stop traffic heading into Mexico to check vehicles leaving the country in San Ysidro, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents stop traffic heading into Mexico to check vehicles leaving the country in San Ysidro, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents stop traffic heading into Mexico to check vehicles leaving the country in San Ysidro, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A woman talks to her relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A woman talks to her relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A woman talks to her relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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A church at the Museum of History in Granite is seen in Felicity, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A church at the Museum of History in Granite is seen in Felicity, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A church at the Museum of History in Granite is seen in Felicity, California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A road abruptly ends next to a sign for a cattle ranch near Douglas, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A road abruptly ends next to a sign for a cattle ranch near Douglas, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A road abruptly ends next to a sign for a cattle ranch near Douglas, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The border fence is seen after volunteers painted it Sky Blue, between the United States and Mexico, to give it the illusion of transparency during the "Borrando la Frontera" (Erasing the Border) Art Project of Ana Teresa Fernandez, in Mexicali, Mexico. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker

The border fence is seen after volunteers painted it Sky Blue, between the United States and Mexico, to give it the illusion of transparency during the "Borrando la Frontera" (Erasing the Border) Art Project of Ana Teresa Fernandez, in Mexicali,...more

The border fence is seen after volunteers painted it Sky Blue, between the United States and Mexico, to give it the illusion of transparency during the "Borrando la Frontera" (Erasing the Border) Art Project of Ana Teresa Fernandez, in Mexicali, Mexico. REUTERS/Sandy Huffaker
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Wooden crosses, in memory of migrants who died crossing to the U.S., lean on the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. in Nogales, in Sonora state, Mexico. REUTERS/David Alire Garcia

Wooden crosses, in memory of migrants who died crossing to the U.S., lean on the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. in Nogales, in Sonora state, Mexico. REUTERS/David Alire Garcia

Wooden crosses, in memory of migrants who died crossing to the U.S., lean on the border fence between Mexico and the U.S. in Nogales, in Sonora state, Mexico. REUTERS/David Alire Garcia
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Tourists in San Diego, California, U.S. are seen behind a fence separating Mexico and the United States. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

Tourists in San Diego, California, U.S. are seen behind a fence separating Mexico and the United States. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

Tourists in San Diego, California, U.S. are seen behind a fence separating Mexico and the United States. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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People standing on the Mexican side look at relatives separated by deportation and immigration hugging during a brief reunification meeting at the banks of the Rio Bravo, a natural border between U.S. and Mexico. The event was organized by a Human Rights organization named "Hugs, No Walls". REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

People standing on the Mexican side look at relatives separated by deportation and immigration hugging during a brief reunification meeting at the banks of the Rio Bravo, a natural border between U.S. and Mexico. The event was organized by a Human...more

People standing on the Mexican side look at relatives separated by deportation and immigration hugging during a brief reunification meeting at the banks of the Rio Bravo, a natural border between U.S. and Mexico. The event was organized by a Human Rights organization named "Hugs, No Walls". REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Buildings in Nogales, Mexico (R) are separated by a border fence from Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Buildings in Nogales, Mexico (R) are separated by a border fence from Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Buildings in Nogales, Mexico (R) are separated by a border fence from Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A boy talks to his relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A boy talks to his relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A boy talks to his relatives across a fence separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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A U.S. Border patrol agent opens a gate on the fence along the Mexico border to allow vehicles pass in El Paso, U.S.. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A U.S. Border patrol agent opens a gate on the fence along the Mexico border to allow vehicles pass in El Paso, U.S.. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo

A U.S. Border patrol agent opens a gate on the fence along the Mexico border to allow vehicles pass in El Paso, U.S.. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo
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A woman in Friendship Park in San Diego, California, U.S. speaks with children across a fence separating Mexico and the United States. Picture taken from Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A woman in Friendship Park in San Diego, California, U.S. speaks with children across a fence separating Mexico and the United States. Picture taken from Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes

A woman in Friendship Park in San Diego, California, U.S. speaks with children across a fence separating Mexico and the United States. Picture taken from Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Jorge Duenes
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A burnt car is seen next to a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A burnt car is seen next to a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A burnt car is seen next to a section of the wall separating Mexico and the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A Mexican migrant talks to a family member through the border fence between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, United States, after a bi-national Mass in support of migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.  REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A Mexican migrant talks to a family member through the border fence between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, United States, after a bi-national Mass in support of migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

A Mexican migrant talks to a family member through the border fence between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, United States, after a bi-national Mass in support of migrants in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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A fence separates the border towns of Nogales, Mexico (R) and Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A fence separates the border towns of Nogales, Mexico (R) and Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A fence separates the border towns of Nogales, Mexico (R) and Nogales, Arizona. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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