FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rhonda Rios Kravitz, 916-712-7169, email@example.com (SACRAMENTO, CA, 5/11/20) - The Sacramento Immigration Coalition (SIC) and the Campaign for Immigrant Detention Reform (CIDR) today released a petition calling on officials to immediately release those in ICE detention at Yuba County Jail. The petition, “Release Immigrants Detained at Yuba County Jail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic,” coincides with the Immigrant Day… Continue reading Petition to Release Those Detained by ICE at Yuba County Jail Receives Over 1,100 Signatures
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Guest Commentary: Recipe for Disaster – ‘Unmasking’ Yuba County Jail’s Response to COVID-19
By CIDR Co-Founders Rhonda Ríos Kravitz and Kalin Kipling-Mojaddedi As communities worldwide fight to contain a pandemic that has brought entire nations to a standstill, many detention facilities’ responses remain woefully inadequate. Yuba County Jail in Marysville, a mere 40 minutes away from California’s capital, is one glaring example. The jail has been under a… Continue reading Guest Commentary: Recipe for Disaster – ‘Unmasking’ Yuba County Jail’s Response to COVID-19
A man in ICE detention shares his story from Yuba County Jail, facing no protections from coronavirus
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Lawyers: 41 Suicide Attempts At Yuba County Jail Point To Inmate Mistreatment
MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) – Lawyers representing inmates at a California county jail have asked a federal judge to enforce a nearly 40-year-old court order, citing what they say are deteriorating conditions that have led to dozens of suicide attempts. Read the whole story here.