Tag: Processing

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

Re: Separation of Families via CBP Detention and Processing, and the Agency’s Refusal to Implement a Detainee Locator System

Published by ACLU San Diego and Imperial Counties and ACLU Border Rights on April 15, 2020.

A complaint from the ACLU Foundation of San Diego and Imperial Counties and ACLU Border Rights Center reports on CBP’s failure to implement a detainee locator system, which complicates efforts to reunify separated families.

Tags: CBP, Conditions in Custody, Detention, Family Separation, Processing

Southwest Border: Actions Needed to Address Fragmentation in DHS’s Processes for Apprehended Family Members

Published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on March 18, 2020.

GAO finds that when DHS components fail to share information with each other on apprehended migrant families, the Department “risks removing individuals from the country who may be eligible for relief or protection based on their family relationships.” (link at gao.gov)

Tags: Asylum, Family Separation, Organizational Culture, Processing