Immigrants hold hunger strike at two separate detention facilities as COVID-19 outbreak ravages majority of detainees

August 21, 2020 — Despite worsening air quality due to regional fires, detained undocumented immigrants at the Yuba County Jail began an indefinite hunger strike this Wednesday morning in response to deplorable conditions at the facility. From arbitrary restrictions to yardtime implemented by Captain Allan Garza, to the mixing of populations of immigrant detainees with […]