Protests in California as fate of migrants is still unclear

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Activists in California rallied in support of the thousands of children fleeing Central American countries, a day after protesters blocked buses carrying illegal immigrants. Danielle Leigh reports.

Three United States Homeland Security buses carrying immigrant families were rerouted to holding facilities in San Diego on Tuesday, and were greeted by immigration activists.

Many of the immigrants are being quarantined at the facilities due to health concerns.

This happens in the midst of an ongoing political debate over the passing of a Senate immigration reform bill, while President Barack Obama vows to use executive powers if Congress will not cooperate.

Protests in California as fate of migrants is still unclear

Protests in California as fate of migrants is still unclear

Activists in California rallied in support of the thousands of children fleeing Central American countries, a day after protesters blocked buses carrying illegal immigrants. Danielle Leigh reports.