This is what Americans think of the Mexico border wall

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The U.S. border police is seen as an activist paints the U.S.-Mexico border wall between Ciudad Juarez and New Mexico as a symbol of protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's new immigration reform in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Americans are overwhelmingly opposed to the idea of extending a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a Pew Research survey.

U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing for the construction of what he has called a “great, great wall” along the border. Some publications have pointed out that a border wall already exists in some places.

Research from The Center for Investigative Reporting shows the border wall spans some 1,100 kilometers (700 miles).

US Mexico Border Wall

Credit: Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting

CGTN’s Franc Contreras filed a report on the issue from Tijuana.

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U.S. President Donald Trump's policies are likely to have a major impact is along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump has said he will build a wall. CGTN's Franc Contreras reports.

Many of those living along the border do not support the construction of a wall. CGTN’s Sean Callebs found out why.

Trump’s border wall with Mexico not popular with some border towns

U.S. President Donald Trump’s promise to build a border wall is not going down well with many Americans – especially those who live on the border. For decades, American border towns have been inter-connected in social, political and economic terms with their Mexican counterparts. CGTN’s Sean Callebs reports.