Tag: Detention

Yuma Sector Border Patrol Struggled to Meet TEDS Standards for Single Adult Men but Generally Met TEDS Standards for Other Populations

Published by the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector-General on April 14, 2022.

Unannounced September 2021 visits to three facilities in Yuma found Border Patrol generally meeting national standards on transport, escort, detention, and search for all populations except single adult men, who were held in crowded conditions and high temperatures. (Link at oig.dhs.gov)

Tags: Border Patrol, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Oversight, Processing, Yuma

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 oig.dhs.gov)

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

Unresolved Complaints of CBP Misconduct Require Immediate Attention and Accountability

Published by the ACLU on March 3, 2021.

A memo to the incoming Biden administration’s new Homeland Security secretary details numerous unresolved cases of CBP and Border Patrol misconduct and abuse. Accompanied by a 207-page appendix of complaints issued in 2019 and 2020.

Tags: Asylum, Detention, Family Separation, Human Rights, Metering, Organizational Culture, Public Health, Remain in Mexico, Use of Force

The Trump Administration’s Mistreatment of Detained Immigrants: Deaths and Deficient Medical Care by For-Profit Detention Contractors

Published by the House Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on September 24, 2020.

A 14-month investigation by House committee staff finds poor conditions and urgent health risks for migrants in ICE’s network of privatized detention centers. (Link at oversight.house.gov)

Tags: Congress, Detention, ICE, Organizational Culture, Oversight, Public Health