Adelanto ICE Processing Center

Detainees wait to be processed at the Adelanto ICE Processing Center in Adelanto on Aug. 28, 2019. Because detainees are in federal custody, state health officials said last week that they aren’t sure who is responsible for vaccination at the detention centers. PHOTO CHRIS CARLSON, AP

Who is responsible for vaccinating immigrants in California’s detention centers? Neither state officials nor federal agencies a

In the midst of this chaos, one county, San Diego, has already taken action and sent doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to a local detention center. But another county, San Bernardino, is awaiting instructions from state health officials on when detainees will become eligible for shots.

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