Little to no contact with loved ones. Lack of access to basic health care. Barriers to adequate legal counsel. Lockdowns that last up to 22 hours a day. These are just some of the reported abuses that jeopardize the fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, and brothers and sisters who have been taken from their… Continue reading Are immigrants being abused in our own backyard? This jail needs real transparency
After the strike began, all detainees refusing meals were moved to H pod, a separate branch of the facility that one Yuba County grand jury report called a “dungeon.” Read the whole story by The Sacramento Bee here.
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… Continue reading Immigrant detainees begin hunger strike in Yuba County jail for improved conditions
On July 3, Campaign for Immigrant Detention Reform (CIDR) and allies, including the Sacramento Immigration Coalition, held a press conference to lift the voices of immigrants in detention at Yuba County Jail who are on a hunger strike. Participants read two letters from people detained there about the awful conditions and why a hunger strike… Continue reading Supporting Hunger Strikers at Yuba County Jail
On June 22, Campaign for Immigrant Detention Reform (CIDR) and allies, including former WWII Japanese American concentration camp incarcerees, Florin & Sacramento JACL, Amnesty International SAC and the Sacramento Immigration Coalition, spoke up against detention of immigrants. We read a letter from a detainee and heard from a detainee's family. Attendees wrote notes to immigrants who are… Continue reading June 22: Not One More Detention. Not One More Deportation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Saturday, June 22, 2019 CONTACT: Kalin Kipling-Mojaddedi, 916-441-6269, firstname.lastname@example.org; Rhonda Rios Kravitz, email@example.com, 916-712-7169. SATURDAY: After Trump Call for More Deportations, Immigrant Detention Reform Group Holds News Briefing at Yuba County Jail Loved ones of immigrants detained at Yuba County Jail are among the speakers (MARYSVILLE, CA) – In response to… Continue reading After Trump Call for More Deportations, Immigrant Detention Reform Group Holds News Briefing at Yuba County Jail
Read the Yuba County sheriff's, a Yuba County jailer and the Yuba County supervisors' response to the plaintiff's motion here.
Find documents on the proposed supplemental civil class action complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief (Americans with Disabilities Act) here and here.
Find the October 2016 motion to enforce the consent decree and for further remedial orders - memorandum of points and authorities in support here.Find the declaration of Phil Stanley in support of plaintiffs' motion to enforce the consent decree and for further remedial orders here.
Read this 2014 ruling by Judge Burrell on the consent decree here.