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Murrieta officials told plans to use city as a processing center for illegal immigrants rescinded

 

Last updated 6/24/2014 at Noon



Plans to use California’s Border Patrol stations in San Diego and Murrieta as processing centers for hundreds of aliens, mostly children, pouring into the United States through Texas and Arizona has been curbed.

Local law enforcement, city and state leaders have been educating officials with Customs Border Patrol on the limited resources available and the risks involving public safety.

“We don’t have the infrastructure and support to handle hundreds of illegal immigrants,” said Murrieta’s Police Captain Rob Firmes. “It would make them transients which mean homelessness, puttin...



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