Community members from across the Central Valley gathered for a vigil outside Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to honor Choung Woong Ahn, a 74-year-old man who died in ICE Custody at the Mesa Verde Sunday.
Almost two weeks have passed since the release of all women detainees from the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield on May 7th.Notified
Choung Won Ahn, who had been held at the Mesa Verde Detention Facility in Bakersfield since Feb.
As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Last month, the McFarland City Council voted to allow the GEO Group to open and operate Immigraion Detention facilities in my hometown, and as a member of this community, I feel utterly betrayed knowing there will be not just one, but two immigration detention centers in my front yard.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, today, a federal judge ordered a review process to identify people for release detained at the Mesa Verde Detention Facility in Bakersfield and the Yuba County Jail in Marysville in order to enable social distancing inside the centers.