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.
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!