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Mexico protests 2-12 (CNN framegrab)
Mexico protests 2-12 (CNN framegrab)

Thousands of Mexican protesters demanded Trump 'pay for your own wall'


We are not against the American people. This is about Trump, who is spreading hate and division.
Maria Garcia, former Chicago resident

Thousands of protesters in Mexico City protested President Trump on Sunday, decrying his signature campaign promise of a border wall

The march, named "Vibra Mexico" ("Mexican Vibe"), ran down the city's main street, Paseo de la Reforma.

Thousands of Mexican protesters demanded Trump 'pay for your own wall'

WATCH | Here's a look at the protests.

Over there they call it a wall. Here we call it a grave.
Protester's sign

Trump has announced plans to ramp up deportations, add heavy tariffs on products imported from Mexico and renegotiate trade deals with Mexico.

This has led many Mexicans to believe Trump is anti-Mexican, the Los Angeles Times reports. Many avoided the protests, believing they were supportive of President Enrique Peña Nieto, whose approval rating is near a record low.

Here's another look at the protest.

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