Protests turn back buses carrying illegal immigrant children

July 02, 2014

Homeland Security buses carrying illegal immigrant children and families were rerouted Tuesday to a facility in San Diego after American flag-waving protesters blocked the group from reaching a suburban processing center.
 
The standoff in Murrieta came after Mayor Alan Long urged residents to complain to elected officials about the plan to transfer the Central American illegal immigrants to California to ease overcrowding of facilities along the Texas-Mexico border.
 
Many protesters held U.S. flags, while others held signs reading "stop illegal immigration," and "illegals out!"
 
"We can't start taking care of others if we can't take care of our own," protester Nancy Greyson, 60, of Murrieta, told the Desert Sun newspaper.
 
Many of the immigrants were detained while fleeing violence and extortion from gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
 
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