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Mexican Newspaper On Trump Deportation Plans

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La Jornada, Nov. 14, 2016

As U.S. president-elect Donald Trump begins to reveal if and how he will follow through on his campaign promises, Mexico is keeping a close eye on his immigration plans.

In an interview with CBS "60 Minutes" program on Sunday night, Trump indicated that his pledge to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico will include "fencing," and he would quickly move to deport any illegal immigrants with a criminal record. He added that other undocumented immigrants included "terrific people," apparently reserving a decision on whether they too would be deported.

Monday's edition of the Mexican paper, La Jornada, featured a front-page headline: "Trump: I will deport 3 million undocumented workers," accompanied with a photograph of protestors in New York holding signs reading: "We Are all Immigrants."

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