A series of bright pink seesaws unites children on the border between the US and Mexico, while President Donald Trump wants to build a wall along the entire 2000-mile border.
The seesaws were installed on Sunday at the border between Sunland Park, New Mexico and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico.
The schedule was devised by Ronald Rael, a professor of architecture at the University of California, and San Jose State design associate professor Virginia San Fratello.
Images and video on social media show adults and children separated by the fence that plays on them, where the children laugh and have fun.
Children play seesaw installed between the border fence that separates Mexico from the United States in Ciudad de Juarez, Mexico on Sunday
Both children and adults have fun while playing on seesaws installed between the border fence that separates Mexico from the United States in Ciudad de Juarez on Sunday
On an Instagram post, Ronald Rael said: & # 39; The wall became a literal focal point for relations between the US and Mexico, and adults were meaningfully connected on both sides with the recognition that the actions taking place on the one hand are a direct consequence on the other hand. & # 39;
The video shows children on either side of the wall on either side of the US-Mexico border playing together on three bright pink seesaws built through the wall.
However, the children can see each other between openings in the slats that form the wall.
Another moving image posted by Rael shows a landscape of the area, including the large boundary wall, as dull shades of brown and gray.
However, the pink seesaw brightens the image and brings both sides of the & # 39; darkness & # 39; together.
The rocker initiative was first developed in 2009, when the couple produced designs for the scheme known as the Teetertotter Wall.
It comes in the midst of much debate and discussion about the border wall of Donald Trump and his harsh attitude towards immigration.
Towards the end of Monday, video of the seesaw project was widely shared on social media, with people praising the project as a & # 39; nice reminder of the connection we share as people, regardless of the boundary between us. & # 39 ;
A mother and her baby play on a seesaw (left), installed between the steel gate, while a boy is pushed onto the device by his brother on the Mexican side of the border wall on Monday
Two professors from California developed the idea for a seesaw that connected the US-Mexico borders so that children from both sides could play together
Mexican TV star Mauricio Martíne shared the video of the rocker installation on Twitter and said: & # 39; What happens on one side affects the other. & # 39;
The Texas-based Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) also praised the installation of the border wall as a powerful reminder that & # 39; we are all one & & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Art is such a powerful vehicle for change & # 39 ;, RAICES said in one chatter. & # 39; A beautiful installation on our southern border reminds us that: & # 39; actions taking place on the one hand have direct consequences on the other & # 39 ;, it added.
Last week, the US Supreme Court paved the way for the Trump government to use billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build parts of a border wall with Mexico.
A Mexican soldier walks in front of American and Mexican families who are up and down with the toys & # 39; play across the Mexican border with the US in the Anapra zone in Ciudad Juarez
The five conservative judges of the court gave the administration the green light to start working on four contracts that it has awarded with money from the Ministry of Defense.
Funding for the projects was frozen by lower courts, while a lawsuit was about the money.
The case in which the Supreme Court ruled started after the partial closure of the government for 35 days that began in December last year.
Trump ended the closure in February after the congress gave him about $ 1.4 billion in border wall funding.
But the amount was much less than the $ 5.7 billion he was looking for, and Trump then declared a national emergency to take cash from other government accounts to build parts of the wall.
The identified money that Trump contains includes $ 3.6 billion from military construction funds, $ 2.5 billion in money from the Ministry of Defense and $ 600 million from the Treasury Department's asset forfeiture fund.
The case before the Supreme Court concerned only the $ 2.5 billion of funds from the Ministry of Defense, which the administration says will be used to build more than 100 miles of fencing.
About a third of the 2000-mile border between the US and Mexico is already protected by walls, fence or barbed wire, with the Rio Grande River forming a natural barrier along other stretches.
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