Read this 2014 ruling by Judge Burrell on the consent decree here.
Read the Yuba County Jail consent decree from 1979 here.
Follow this link to the National Immigrant Justice Center's information on Yuba County Jail, including inspections and contract documents.
A state audit's examination of cities and counties that have Immigration & Customs Enforcement contracts. Read the results here.
After public reports of distressing conditions and several deaths in detention facilities surfaced with little to no transparency, the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 103 (AB 103) in June 2017. Under AB 103’s 10-year mandate, the California Department of Justice is charged with reviewing and reporting back to the Legislature, the Governor, and the public… Continue reading The California Department of Justice’s Review of Immigration Detention in California – Feb. 2019
At the Yuba County Jail in Marysville, state investigators noted that women and men detained on ICE immigration holds were not separated from the general jail population, something cited last month when dozens of detainees there went on a six-day hunger strike to demand better conditions. Read the whole Los Angeles Times article here.
Sacramento groups hold press conference about hunger strike, jail conditions. Read the whole Appeal-Democrat story here.
Amid this era of a proliferation of xenophobic sentiment and policies, the Campaign for Immigrant Detention Reform (CIDR) brings together civil- and immigrants'-rights advocates seeking to protect some of the most vulnerable among us. Immigrants are being inhumanely detained in facilities across California, as evidenced in a recent report by the state attorney general, including… Continue reading Join Us & Stand Up for Immigrants!