Folkston, GA

Folkston ICE Processing Center (D. Ray James)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Management: GEO Group, Inc. (Private For-Profit)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women, Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
780
No Data
No Data
United States

510,854

Immigration detainees (2019)

44,000

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
3026 Hwy 252 E
Folkston, GA 31537
Telephone: +1 912-496-6905
Tax: +1 912-496-6798
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2017
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2017
National typology

Name Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA)

2017
Operating period

Year of Entry 2016

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2019

Name The GEO Group, Inc.

Type Private For-Profit

2017
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2017
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2017
Demographics

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult men

2017

Name Adult women

2017
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2017
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 780

2017
Average daily population

Number 206

2017

Number 413

2017

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Ministry U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2017
Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Private Company

Name of Owner The GEO Group, Inc.

2017
Area of authority or operations

Area of Authority of Operations Charlton County

2017