Articles on Yuba County Jail

Immigrant detainees begin hunger strike in Yuba County jail for improved conditions

At least 16 people detained by federal immigration authorities in the Yuba County jail have refused food for four days in the facility’s third hunger strike in 10 months.

The immigration detainees, who are mixed in with other inmates at the Marysville jail, are demanding newer facilities, better medical attention, and follow-through on promises to improve conditions. And they say they don’t want to be treated as “criminals” like the other inmates in the jail.

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