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Wall or No Wall, Migrants Head North

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>> This is a border that Donald Trump can't secure. The Suchiate River separates Mexico from Guatemala. It's just one stop on the long journey north for US bound migrants.>>
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> The Americans have always felt superior to everyone else and they won't clean a toilet.
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>> That will never end. The more you deny someone, the more they will want to continue crossing, and they will find a thousand ways to do it.>> For those like Alonzo Hernandez, the decision boils down to basic economics.>>
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You earn little, and it's not enough to buy anything. The president elect's campaign promise, to clamp down on illegal immigration, and deport millions are policies some argue, may hurt the US economy. Given undocumented immigrants often fill low wage restaurant jobs, and farm labor.>>
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It is the Latinos who have always fought for the United States, and who have helped the economy of the United States. There would be no one to do those jobs.>> But others who see undocumented immigrants as both a security threat and a drain on US resources, now may have their champion in the White House.