Buffalo, New York

Erie County Holding Center

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Management: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (Governmental)

Detains: Not Available

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
680
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
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2008

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Immigrations and Customs Enforcement

Type Governmental

2012

Name Erie County Sheriff's Office

Type Governmental

2007
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Short-term (3 days or less)

2012
Reported overstays at facility

Reported Overstays Yes

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 680

2007
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 2

2012
Average daily population

Number 6

2007
Outsourced services and non-state actors
Armed guards
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Ministry Department of Homeland Security

Ministry Typology Internal or Public Security

2007
Facility owner
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