SoCal Immigration Crisis

A photo gallery documenting the relocation of undocumented immigrants to Southern California.

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Scott Meadows
Officers arrest a man during a protest outside a Murrieta Border Patrol facility where dozens of undocumented immigrants were expected to arrive for processing on Friday, July 4, 2014.
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Scott Meadows
Officers make arrests as a scuffle broke out between demonstrators outside a Murrieta Border Patrol facility where dozens of undocumented immigrants were expected to arrive for processing on Friday, July 4, 2014.
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Scott Meadows
Officers take a woman into custody after a scuffle broke out between demonstrators outside a Murrieta Border Patrol facility where dozens of undocumented immigrants were expected to arrive for processing on Friday, July 4, 2014.
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Scott Meadows
Police make arrests during a demonstration outside a Murrieta Border Patrol facility where undocumented immigrants were expected to arrive for processing on Friday, July 4, 2014.
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Scott Meadows
Police make arrests during a demonstration outside a Murrieta Border Patrol facility where undocumented immigrants were expected to arrive for processing on Friday, July 4, 2014.
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There were more supporters than protesters who awaited the arrival of a bus carrying immigrant children from Central America into the U.S. on the Fourth of July. The bus had not arrived as of Friday morning.
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Protesters in Murrieta, California, blocked the entry of buses carrying immigrant children from Central America into U.S. Border Patrol facilities July 1, 2014.
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Protesters rallied in Murrieta to halt the attempted relocation of the Central American child immigrants July 1, 2014.
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Murrieta Mayor Alan Long called the attempted relocation of 140 migrant families to the city a "failure to enforce federal law" on June 30, 2014.
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About two dozen Murrieta residents attended a City Council meeting to express concerns about the scheduled relocation of 140 undocumented immigrants into the town June 30, 2014.
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Murrieta protesters along with the city's mayor expressed frustration for the scheduled relocation of 140 undocumented immigrants, many of them children, into their town June 30, 2014.
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Tony Shin
The scheduled relocation of 140 undocumented immigrants from Texas to Murrieta, California, were blocked entry into the facility by protesters on July 1, 2014.
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Gadi Schwartz
Murrieta residents expressed concern for the safety of their families as migrant families were set to be transferred to the Border Patrol facility in their town June 30, 2014.
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Toni Guinyard
Latin singer Lupillo Rivera (left) debated with protesters in Murrieta, Calif. July 1, 2014.
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Gadi Schwartz
Murrieta residents expressed strong opinions about the federal government's decision to relocate 140 undocumented immigrants, many of them children, to their city June 29, 2014.
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Liberty Zabala NBC7SD
Supporters of the relocation of child immigrants into the city of Murrieta rallied opposite of protesters on July 1, 2014.
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NBCWashington.com
Protesters picket the expected arrival of immigrants to be processed at a federal facility in Murrieta on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
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Murrieta citizens gathered at a community meeting to discuss the continued relocation of immigrant families into border facilities in their town July 2, 2014.
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More than 4,300 people gathered to become naturalized citizens in a LA Ceremony Friday July 11, 2014.
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris said she worries that many of the migrants fleeing their homes might be victims of human trafficking July 14, 2013.
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