California to Provide COVID Vaccines to ICE Detainees

Publisher: KQED

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees held in facilities in California will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, according to state public health officials. This comes months after federal authorities said the state is responsible for allocating vaccines to immigrant detainees within its borders, prompting local advocates to push California officials to clarify their plans.