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Briana Morales chats with her grandmother Martha. Briana lives in San Diego with her father. He is in the process of becoming legalized in the US and cannot leave the country. Grandma does not have a visa to enter the country. Friendship Park is the only location they meet in person.
Briana and her father Carlos. He is in the process of becoming legalized in the US and cannot leave the country. His mother does not have a visa to enter the country. Friendship Park is the only location they meet in person.
Under the watchful eye of U.S. Border Patrol Agents, familieson both sides of the border are allowed to visit at Friendship Park located at the San Diego/Tijuana Border. Friendship Park was established in 1971. At the time, the fence was just a few strings of barbed wire. First Lady Pat Nixon said during the inauguration, “I hope there won’t be a fence here too long.” Back then, families could see each other and hug. Forty Seven years later, there’s a double meshed fence separating loved ones at the border.