Rio Grande Valley Area Border Patrol Struggles with High Volumes of Detainees and Cases of Prolonged Detention but Has Taken Consistent Measures to Improve Conditions in Facilities

Published by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector-General on January 27, 2022.

A report on a July 2021 visit to holding facilities of Border Patrol’s Rio Grande Valley sector in South Texas. (link at

Tags: Border Patrol, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Processing, Rio Grande Valley