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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.

On Wednesday morning, activists from the Sacramento Immigration Coalition and other advocacy groups rallied outside the jail-courthouse complex in support of the strikers. They spoke in both English and Spanish and were critical of the jail’s and ICE’s policies toward the detainees. 

Read the whole Sacramento Bee article here.

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