- The Washington Times - Friday, July 11, 2014

A Catholic church in a California community has opened its doors to the influx of illegals making their way across the border, giving temporary shelter — and cash — to 46 of them who were waiting for bus rides to spots around the country.

San Bernardino Diocese spokesman John Andres told Breitbart that the church handed out “travel cash” to 14 adults and 32 children who were headed east, specifically to New York or New Jersey.

“The Catholic Church welcomed us,” an immigrant named Bianca told CBS’s Los Angeles affiliate. “We are here. We are OK.”

The cash disbursements and church aid comes as protesters down the road in Murrieta continue to try and stave off any more busloads of illegals being dropped in the community.

One of the organizers at the Murrieta protest, Diana Serafin, told Breitbart that they’re going to stay along the border and hold vigil outside the Border Patrol station as long as they feel the illegal immigration threat remains.

“We can’t let our guard down,” she said.