Last week, 24 members of Congress signed a letter sent to the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) calling on the agency to close two private detention facilities as well as terminate its agreement with Yuba County Jail.

The Intergovernmental Service Agreement between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Yuba County Jail is the last contract with a public facility in California, according to a news release from the California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice (CCIJ).

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