Third immigrant plane lands in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - A third plane filled with Central American immigrants landed at Lindbergh Field Monday morning as protests continued at the Border Patrol station in Murrieta.
Three Department of Human Services buses shuttled them from the plane to one of San Diego's Border Patrol stations.
The first plane from Texas carrying 140 immigrants arrived July 1. The immigrants were then transported to the Border Patrol facility in Murrieta. However, the buses were blocked by protesters and forced to head back down to a facility in San Ysidro.
The second plane arrived Friday, the immigrants were bused to a BP facility in San Ysidro.
Ron Zermeno, a Border Patrol union official, told 10News last week that 40 of those immigrants on the first plane were quarantined at the BP Chula Vista Station with active scabies and head lice. The rest were processed through other BP facilities and released.
Zermeno later disclosed that a BP agent who had being processing immigrants had contracted scabies.