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

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Supporting Hunger Strikers at Yuba County Jail

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

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June 22: Not One More Detention. Not One More Deportation.

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.

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After Trump Call for More Deportations, Immigrant Detention Reform Group Holds News Briefing at Yuba County Jail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For Saturday, June 22, 2019 CONTACT: Kalin Kipling-Mojaddedi, 916-441-6269, kkipling@cair.com; Rhonda Rios Kravitz, rhondarioskravitz@gmail.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