Watch: In Tijuana, the American dream hits a wall

Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants are deported annually through the Tijuana border post, but many haven’t set foot in Mexico for decades

AFP July 18, 2016 19:48:05 IST

Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants are deported annually through the Tijuana border post, but many haven’t set foot in Mexico for decades, while others leave their children behind. Donald Trump vowed to send millions back across the border if he becomes the president of the United States in November. Some 30,000 of the 207,000 Mexicans deported from the United States last year were sent back through the San Ysidro gate -- which separates Tijuana and San Diego, California -- according to Mexican government figures.

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