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In photos: Border encounters at the fence dividing the United States and Mexico

At the Tijuana-San Diego frontier, the U.S. Border Patrol allows people from both countries to meet their loved ones at the fence in restricted weekend hours. The "Friendship Park" is the only place along the 2,000-mile border where these kind of interactions are permitted.
3 May 2016 – 12:30 PM EDT
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A woman meets a relative through the fence Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Mexicans enjoy a sprng day near the border fence that runs into the Pacific Ocean, May 1 2016, Tijuana. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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A woman take a pause while talking to relatives through the fence in Tijuana, May 1 2016. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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People gather on the Mexican side of the border to speak to relatives through the fence separating Tijuana and San Diego. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Relatives meet at the border fence separating the United States and Mexico. The Border Patrol allows families to meet at weekends. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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At Friendship Park some Mexicans enjoy the border scenery. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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A family greet relatives on the other side of the Tijuana border. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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A pro-immigrant group meets to pray at the border. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Gabriela Ramírez, 23, talks to her boyfriend, a construction worker in California, through the border fence. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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A group of Mexicans stare through the border fence where it meets the beach. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Praying at the fence. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Juana Saravia Medina, 60, meets her daughter and grandchildren at the border fence May 1 2016. Her daughter emigrated to Tennessee 20 years ago. She brought her two sons to Tijuana to see their grandmother for the first time. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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Friendhsip Park has become a popular, albeit often tearful, meeting place. Crédito: John Moore/Getty Images
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A child takes a swing at a piñata as part of a Children's Day celebration at the border. Crédito: Jhon Moore/Getty Images
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