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Mexican politician climbs border wall to prove a point about Trump's immigration policy

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A Mexican politician has climbed the fence that separates Mexico from the United States to show President Donald Trump his plan for a border wall is "absurd."

Braulio Guerra, who represents the state of Querétaro, said it was "easy to climb the wall, but there are many dangers for our people". "Human rights, principles and dignity are non-negotiable," he added. 

Mr Trump signed an executive order in January to jump-start the building of the wall, which he said was "so badly needed."

The proportion of Americans who oppose the wall has increased since election day, from 54 per cent to 62 per cent.

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