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Mexican migrants consider turning back after Trump win

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>> The economy and local currency are the big stories here in Mexico in the aftermath of Donald Trump's surprise win. But on the border in Nogales, a Northern Sonora State, migrants have much more basic concerns. I'm David Aleta Garcia with Reuters here in Mexico City. Earlier this week I spent several days in and around the city of Nogales, just across from the US state of Arizona and spoke to more than a dozen migrants.
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Most have spent months getting that far and while some suggested that Trump's win will force them to reconsider and maybe even turn back, others remain absolutely determined to seek a better life by attempting to cross or re-attempting to cross. While it remains unclear what a President Trump will actually do on immigration policy, what is clear is that many migrants are still digesting his shock win, and many are clearly wary of a future that is much more uncertain now than it was just a week ago.