TIJUANA, MEXICO – JANUARY 17: Mexican work crews make repairs to the border fence on January 17, 2019 in Tijuana, Mexico. Tijuana has experienced a surge in Central Americans seeking to cross the border into America. The U.S. government is partially shut down as President Trump is asking for $5.7 billion to build additional walls along the U.S.-Mexico border, but Democrats oppose the idea.


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Watch federal employees protest the shutdown below: