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Anchored by Jake Tapper, The Lead airs at 4 p.m. ET on CNN.

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Following Scotland's historic vote on independence from the U.K.

Following Scotland's historic vote on independence from the U.K.

July 4th, 2014
05:46 PM ET

More protests as Southern California town expects new immigrant transfers

Murrieta, California (CNN) - On a holiday marking the birth of a nation of immigrants, protesters and counter-protesters began a new round of angry demonstrations Friday in a California town that was scheduled to receive new busloads of migrants arrested for entering the country illegally.

The small southern California city of Murrieta, named after a Spaniard whose family set up a sheep ranch there in 1873, is now a national flashpoint in the U.S. immigration crisis: Protesters are denouncing the federal transfer of detained migrants to their town for processing at a local U.S. Border Patrol office.

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