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Border-crossers should stay in Texas, a California lawmaker says
Border-crossers should stay in Texas, a California lawmaker says

Don’t send immigrants caught in Texas to California, says the congressman whose district includes Murrieta, where protesters blocked three buses carrying immigrants from entering a Border Patrol facility. "They should handle this problem in Texas," Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Corona) told the Los Angeles Times Wednesday, a day after the Murrieta confrontation. Calvert described his constituents as "extremely upset." "I’m getting hundreds of phone calls," he said. "The anger is growing."  But Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Downey) offered a different view of the protests. "The buses the protesters tried to stop weren’t...

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