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For asylum seekers, wait continues on US-Mexico border

Many asylum seekers have been assigned numbers and are waiting for their turn to speak with authorities at the border.

In Mexico, thousands of Central American asylum seekers have been waiting in Tijuana, hoping to make it across the border to the United States.

From forced family separations to a partial government shutdown, the immigration debate has defined President Donald Trump’s agenda.

Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Tijuana.