US President Donald Trump’s upcoming debut visit to the state of California has been met with protests against his immigration policies.
Trump will arrive in San Diego at 11:30 am (1930 GMT) on Tuesday. He will then head to nearby Otay Mesa to view eight prototypes for a controversial wall he has pledged to build on the border with Mexico in order to prevent illegal immigration.
Over 200 protesters marched and held rallies in downtown San Diego on Monday to voice their outrage over Trump’s planned wall.
Gathering outside the Federal Building, some of the protesters carried a placard that read “No hate in the Golden State.”
“I don’t want him, his hateful rhetoric, his hateful administration, any of his policies in my state, in my country,” said one of the protesters. “It’s already been a waste of money to build eight prototypes that are not doing anything.”
Another anti-Trump rally was held against Trump in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles,…