Después de pasar más de 1000 días lejos de su familia, y casi tres años bajo la custodia de ICE, por un crimen que no cometió, el padre Salvadoreño Willian finalmente pudo reunirse con su familia y comunidad el 25 de octubre.
After spending more than 1000 days away from his family—and nearly three years in ICE custody— for a crime he didn’t commit, Salvadoran father Willian was finally able to reunite with his family and community on October 25 with help from a local coalition, the Rapid Response Network of Kern.
As Kern County faces a rise in COVID cases and reaches ICU bed capacity, ICE is putting the lives of detained immigrants and residents in danger because of their decision to transfer inmates during the pandemic.
On Aug. 18, the McFarland City Council unanimously voted to keep the Western Region Detention Facility in San Diego from closing.
Data released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at Kern County’s fourth TRUTH Act Forum, held in late June, showed a decrease in the number of transfers to Immigration Customs Enforcement and release notification requests.
Central Valley Human Right Organizers took action Saturday in downtown Bakersfield to raise awareness of the inhuman situation children are facing inside Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers.