Karnes City, Texas

Karnes County Residential Center (formerly Karnes County Detention Center)

Status

In use

2019

Type: Administrative (Immigration detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Asylum seekers

Capacity

1158

2015

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

United States

323,591

Immigration detainees

44,270

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
409 FM 1144 Karnes City, TX, 78118, United States Phone: (830) 254-2500 Fax: (830) 254-2294
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2018

Status In use

2017

Status In use

2016

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2014

Status In use

2013
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2014

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2012
National typology

Name Family Residential Center

2014

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry 2012

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name Geo Group

Type Private For-Profit

2014
Outsourced services and non-state actors

Provider Geo Group

Service Management

2014
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2014
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2014
Demographics

Name Accompanied minors

2014

Name Families

2014
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2014

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2014
Gender segregation

Gender Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Legal segregation

Legal Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Family segregation

Family Segregation Yes

2014
Age segregation

Age Segregation Not Applicable

2014
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 1158

2015

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 532

2014
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 2284

2012
Average daily population

Number 111

2017

Number 572

2013
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2014
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner Geo Group

2014
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations San Antonio Region (SNA)

2013
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