Tensions Rising Over Immigrant Surge at the Border

Residents along the border express fear and anger over immigrant children and mothers illegally crossing into the United States.
1:49 | 07/03/14

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Emotions are running high in southern California tonight, cameras inside a fiery meeting in the town of Murrieta near the border. We showed you this flash point this week, protestors blocking a bus full of undocumented immigrants, forcing it to turn around. Tonight we take you inside that heated meeting, neighbors saying you're not welcome here. Here's ABC's Jim Avila. This is an invasion. Reporter: A packed town hall, a wealthy community that symbolizes the fear and anger some fear towards the central American children and their mothers illegally crossing into the United States. Why can't we just transport them on the bus to Tijuana and send them across the border. Reporter: Their demonstration blocked a convoy of buses carrying the immigrants for processing in their town. A hot bed of outrage and some misinformation. Obama went to all those countries, central America, Mexico, and invited them all in. Reporter: There's no evidence of that, but it's close to what Texas governor Rick Perry said at a special congressional hearing today on the border. You can cross and the federal government is not going to impede you from coming into this country and staying here. And that is why Americans are upset. Reporter: The white house says it's aggressively sending the opposite message, today unveiling a commercial campaign in Spanish. Airing in central America, telling the tell la know very well la stoil tale of a teenager leaving his central American family for the U.S. Only to die during the journey. These warnings are very graphic. They're very visible. Reporter: A message that so far has not gotten through. A projected 80,000 children coming here alone. To the economy tonight and

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