‘Yolo County supervisors vote to keep housing teen immigrants for federal authorities’

At a time when the federal government’s treatment of undocumented immigrant families and separation of children at the border were under intense national scrutiny, I covered a tense board of supervisors meeting that resulted in liberal Yolo County keeping open a detention facility for undocumented youth accused of serious crimes. Though most of the impassioned community members at the meeting demanded the facility’s closure, board members decided it was better to have the immigrants under their watchful eye rather than an unknown alternate location. Aside from local outlets, the meeting garnered national interest — AP sent a photographer and reporter: https://www.sacbee.com/community/yolo/article213895519.html

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