Donald Trump, the president of the USA, wants to build a wall. He wants to build this wall on the border with Mexico. His plan is causing much anger in Mexico and the U.S.
Currently, there is only a fence on some parts of the border between the two countries. The Rio Grande River makes up about half of the border.
The wall is supposed to stop immigrants. Many people come to the U.S. without permission from Mexico. Trump wants to prevent this.
Many questions about the proposed wall are still unanswered. For example, who will pay for its construction? Trump says Mexico will pay. The President of Mexico completely rejects this idea.
The wall will be 3,100 kilometers long. That is longer than the Danube, the longest river in western Europe.
There is much criticism about Trump’s plans. Many claim that the wall will put people at risk and tear families apart.
What do you think about the wall?