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Tempers Flare at Immigration Protest in Murrieta

Dozens of opponents of undocumented immigration faced off against pro-immigration demonstrators in Murrieta, California, on Monday.

. Immigration sympathizer Mary Estrada, left, and anti-immigration activist Sabina Durden debate during a protest outside of the U.S. Border Patrol Murrieta Station on July 7, 2014 in Murrieta, Calif.

Dozens of opponents of undocumented immigration faced off against pro-immigration demonstrators in Murrieta, California, on Monday, with both sides hurling insults at each other as the police kept them at a distance. Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images

. Pro-immigration protesters shout on Monday in Murrieta, Calif.

Angry protesters first blocked busloads of undocumented immigrants last week as U.S. Customs and Border Patrol tried to transport them to a processing facility in the area. Protesters say they are concerned that the immigrants, most of whom come from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, will be released into their community while they wait for their cases to be processed in court – a process that could take years. Scott Kilian / NBC News

. A demonstrator arrives with a sign reading "Send Them Back With Birth Control" at a protest in Murrieta, Calif. on Monday. Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images

. Pro-immigration protesters demonstrate across from anti-undocumented immigration protesters in Murrieta, Calif., on Tuesday.

Supporters of the new arrivals, many of whom are children, argue that the migrants have escaped violent crime in Central America and should be given shelter. Scott Kilian / NBC News

. Anti-undocumented immigration activists protest outside of the U.S. Border Patrol Murrieta Station on July 7, 2014 in Murrieta, Calif. Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images

. A counter-protester holds a sign supporting immigration outside a US Border Patrol facility in Murrieta during an anti-immigration protest in Murrieta, Calif., on Monday. Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images

. Anti-undocumented immigration activists protest outside of the U.S. Border Patrol Murrieta Station on July 7, 2014 in Murrieta, Calif. Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images