Immigrant detainees at two Central Valley immigration detention centers sue over wages
By: Yesenia Amaro – July 14, 2022 – The Fresno Bee
Immigrants detained at two Central Valley immigration detention facilities are suing the centers’ operator — the GEO Group — over their $1-per-day wages and retaliation.
Nine detainees are named in the federal lawsuit and are suing on behalf of others who find themselves in a similar situation at Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield and the Golden State Annex ICE Processing Center in McFarland. The suit was filed on Wednesday. (Read more)