Central American migrants watch Trump's televised speech

The main reaction was indignation, as he doubled down on his depiction of them as prospective criminals.

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    US President Donald Trump has pressed his case to get the $5.7bn he wants for a wall on the southern border.

    The Democrat-controlled Congress is refusing to fund the project, the standoff leading to a partial government shutdown.

    In Mexico, Central Americans hoping for asylum in the US have been following the president’s repeated calls for increased border security.

    Al Jazeera's John Holman reports from Tijuana.


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