Big Spring, Texas

Big Spring Correctional Center (formerly BSCC Airpark Unit)

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Private For-Profit

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

2646

2009

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
1701 Apron Drive, Big Spring, Texas 79720, +1 432-264-0060
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2010

Status In use

2009
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
Operating period

Year of Entry 1989

Year Ceased

National typology

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Cornell Corrections

Type Private For-Profit

2009
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Demographics

Name Adult men

2009
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 2646

2009
Average daily population

Number 1

2007
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2009
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