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Protesters block buses carrying undocumented immigrants in California

CNN/TraciTamura
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 8:36pm

Angry protesters forced three buses carrying undocumented immigrants to turn around Tuesday in Southern California.

The immigrants had arrived in San Diego from south Texas and were on their way to be processed at the Murrieta Border Patrol station.

Protesters chanting "USA!" "Impeach Obama!" and "Deport, Deport!" blocked their route. It was not immediately clear where the buses then went.

The U.S. government is struggling to process and accommodate an influx of undocumented immigrants, and specifically a spike in immigrant children. The government doesn't have enough beds, food or sanitary facilities.

To help relieve crowded facilities in Texas, undocumented immigrants are now being sent elsewhere to be processed.

Authorities estimate 60,000 to 80,000 children without parents will cross the border this year in what the White House has called an "immediate humanitarian crisis."
 

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